[fpc-pascal] Is it save to think default value of untouched string is ''?

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Sat Mar 6 21:45:28 CET 2010

On 06 Mar 2010, at 21:13, lyh1 wrote:

> My question is we should always assign null string to variable before use or
> this a bug if I get garbage in unused string?

If you want Delphi-compatible behaviour, you must add {$mode delphi} at the top of your program. In the default mode, "string" is an alias for shortstring instead of ansistring ({$h-} mode).


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