[fpc-pascal] New feature: IfThen() intrinsic

silvioprog silvioprog at gmail.com
Sun Jan 31 16:30:48 CET 2016


On Sun, Jan 31, 2016 at 12:20 PM, Sven Barth <pascaldragon at googlemail.com>
wrote:

> On 31.01.2016 16:09, silvioprog wrote:
> > Wooow! I did a request about it many years ago, however it was rejected
> > because the limitation in the generic feature at that time.
>
> This implementation has nothing to do with generics. It's a compiler
> magic function, just like Writeln() and thus it can bend the usual rules ;)


Awesome.

> So, I posted a bug related to it yesterday:
> >
> > http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=29546


I have a test-case in a draft project that worked fine some days ago, so I
think that this bug was introduced recently. o_O

I've seen your bug this night and that was the cause for finally
> implementing this.


2^64 thanks! :-)

> Can I use it after this new feature? (I'm upgrading my FPC sources now
> :-) )
>
> I've not yet looked at what the problem regarding your code is. However
> you can simply remove your TUtils.Iif() and use IfThen() instead.


YES! o/ .. \o .. \o/

I'm going to do it now ... :-D

> Buddy, thanks a lot for that feature, it is very useful! o/
>
> That's what I have hoped for. :)


^^

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