[fpc-pascal] Strange error message

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Wed May 8 11:43:22 CEST 2013

Am 08.05.2013 11:40, schrieb Darius Blaszyk:
>> Am 08.05.2013 11:20, schrieb Darius Blaszyk:
>>> I'm working on a glut app but I keep on getting the message: Error: 
>>> Can't assign local procedure/function to procedure variable The 
>>> error is at this line: glutDisplayFunc(@redrawfunc); And the 
>>> callback (which is declared in the same .inc file) is declared as: 
>>> procedure redrawfunc; cdecl; I must be overlooking something obvious 
>>> but I just don't see what. Any ideas?
>> Is the "redrawfunc" a nested function/procedure?
>> Is the include file maybe included in such a way that the compiler
>> treats its code as a nested function/procedure?
> No it's not nested. I have a .pas file with an interface section, next 
> a couple of .inc files fill in the implementation section. Maybe the 
> compiler is confused from that?
Normally this should not be the case (except there is a bug). Maybe you 
forgot a "end;" or "begin" somewhere and now the compiler treats it as a 
nested procedure. Try to minimize your program as good as possible so 
that you should find the spot which triggers this.

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