[fpc-pascal] PtrInt - possible candidate to be marked as deprecated

Tony Whyman tony.whyman at mccallumwhyman.com
Wed Mar 18 16:23:49 CET 2015

Hmmm, PtrInt is used in that very useful method TApplication.QueueAsync 
Call. Could cause a lot of problems in Lazarus apps if it was removed 
now - or at least without a lot of planning and warning.


On 18/03/15 14:53, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> Based on what the documentation says "introduction of ptrint type was a
> mistake", shouldn't the PtrInt type be marked as deprecated in FPC 3.0.0
> and removed in a later release like 3.0.2 or 3.2.0?
> http://www.freepascal.org/docs-html/rtl/system/ptrint.html
> Regards,
>    - Graeme -

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