[fpc-pascal] FileAge deprecated in Delphi, but not in FPC
Michael Van Canneyt
michael at freepascal.org
Tue Jul 11 16:11:42 CEST 2017
On Tue, 11 Jul 2017, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:
> As past discussions showed, Free Pascal tries to be Delphi compatible
> regarding the RTL. I noticed that Delphi's FileAge() function [the one
> with a single parameter) has been deprecated in Delphi XE (circa 2010)
> onwards - might even have been earlier.
> Yet in FPC's RTL (code and documentation) there is no mention that it
> has been deprecated. Should FPC follow Delphi here?
> If FPC should follow Delphi, I'll create a patch (added to Mantis), and
> at the same time update the code example shown in the SysUtils.FileAge help.
I don't think this API should be deprecated. Updating the code sample to
show both forms would be a nice idea, though.
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