[fpc-pascal] Int64 is not an ordinal...

Peter peter at pblackman.plus.com
Thu Jan 10 21:45:09 CET 2013

On 06/01/13 12:04, Bart wrote:
> On 1/6/13, Florian Klämpfl<florian at freepascal.org>  wrote:
>>>> For the illeterate that I am, thich raises yet another dumb question:
>>>> 64-bit CPU's don't have 64-bit registers?
>>> Try with a compiler for a 64 bit compiler.
> Okay, now I am feeling realy stupid and embarassed.
> Shame on me.
> Bart
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Well, it had me fooled too!  Maybe a bug report on the Reference Doc is 

"Please note that the *qword and int64 types are not true ordinals*, so 
some Pascal constructs will not work with these two integer types." {/sic/}


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