[fpc-pascal] alignment of records

Jonas Maebe jonas.maebe at elis.ugent.be
Fri Aug 7 08:32:52 CEST 2015

Xiangrong Fang wrote:

> ​OK, as a matter of fact, the stuff was copied from output of h2pas
> conversion program. :-)

Then it seems that h2pas is pretty broken.

> However, another issue: if I use this :
> It worked.

No, it didn't. The record definition was still wrong.

> i.e. output size same as C version.

That's coincidence.

I wonder what's the
> difference between $CODEALIGN and $A/$PACKRECORDS?

Packrecords sets the maximum field alignment. As the name implies, 
{$codealign recordmin} sets the minimum field alignment.

> Also, if I use "packed records", alignment will never take place,
> regardless of $A settings, right?



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