[fpc-pascal] uses myunit in '../src/myunit.pas' ?

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Sun Feb 12 10:04:55 CET 2017

On Sun, 12 Feb 2017 15:33:23 +0800
Tim Veldhuizen <tim at timveldhuizen.nl> wrote:

> Indeed, I can confirm Delphi does this. I think since 2009 or XE or so, 
> but AFAIK it doesn't need to. It does it only for the files that are 
> explicitly added to the project, but those are also in the dproj file. 
> And it would compile just fine without explicitly referring to the files 
> in the dpr file, so I'm not exactly sure why it does it. Perhaps it's a 
> kind of optimization for the caching system in the IDE..

Delphi uses them just a marker for the IDE, that the units belongs
to the project. It does not create different code.
It uses that system since at least Delphi 3.


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