[fpc-pascal] Warning "Local variable seems to be not initialized" on dyn array
juergen.hestermann at gmx.de
Mon Mar 9 17:49:01 CET 2015
Am 2015-03-09 um 17:40 schrieb Jonas Maebe:
> On 09 Mar 2015, at 17:25, Jürgen Hestermann wrote:
>> I get a warning that a local dynamic array variable is not initialized.
>> Aren't such managed types initialized by default?
>> On http://wiki.freepascal.org/Dynamic_array it says:
>> Actually, dynamic arrays are pointers with automatic dereferencing. They are initialized to *nil* automatically.
>> So why the warning?
> http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=24601#c75617 (and the comment below + use -vq to see warning numbers, and -vmXXXX to block a particular warning number).
Thanks for the answer.
But still: Why is there such a warning for managed types at all?
Dynamic arrays are initialized by default so the warning text is simply wrong.
It IS initialized and the compiler knows this.
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