[fpc-pascal] Partially initializing array of records

Flávio Etrusco flavio.etrusco at gmail.com
Tue Jul 19 20:07:01 CEST 2011

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 2:44 PM, Clay Stuart <clay.stuart at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello Everyone:
> I've got an array of records that looks something like this:
> type
>       node = record
>             foo : array[1..10] of integer;
>             bar : array[1..10] of integer;
>       end
> var
>      graph : array[1..5] of node;
> begin...
> However, the arrays hold different amounts of numbers.  So node[1].foo might
> hold 5 numbers while node[2].foo might hold only 2.
> My Question...
> Is there a way to initialize these numbers somehow.  It seems the compiler
> won't allow me to partly fill the arrays.  If I use them, it appears I have
> to use them all the way.
> Thank you in advance,
> Clay

AFAIK no. You'll have to explicitly initialize them with '0'.

Best regards,

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