[fpc-pascal] Array clearing
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Wed Apr 12 16:47:30 CEST 2017
On Wed, 12 Apr 2017, Jürgen Hestermann wrote:
> Am 2017-04-12 um 16:17 schrieb Ryan Joseph:
> > SetLength resizes the array in memory and “clear” means setting all values
> to default() for that type.
> "clear" is not very clear to me ;-)
> IMO SetLength(array,0) is clearing too.
> The function you want should be called "Fill".
> For example a function
> But what happens to a multi-dimensional (dynamic) array?
> For example, how to handle this case:
> Type MyType = record
> A : Integer;
> B : array of char;
> C : array of Float;
> end; // of record
> ArrayA = array of MyType;
> ArrayB = array of ArrayA.
> What would be the DefaultValue for
I would think Nil is the only option here, ArrayB is an array of arrays
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