[fpc-pascal] FPC 2.4.2 i386 MacOS: Inc broken for Int64's

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Sun Mar 20 21:27:55 CET 2011

On 20 Mar 2011, at 20:41, Tobias Giesen wrote:

> my app uses the built-in Inc function to add Int64 variables. 
> Unfortunately, they are treated as UInt32, so the values are
> truncated as 32 bit values.
> Wow! That is an impressive bug. I assume it is known?

It has been fixed in svn trunk (r16289). It won't be in 2.4.x.

> What's the
> recommendation, which FPC version should I use?

I don't think there is any older FPC version that does not contain it. It remained hidden for so long because it only happened if range or overflow checking was enabled.

> Could it be an
> incompatibility with a specific version of the Developer Tools 
> from Apple?



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