[fpc-pascal] how to determine if a class has descendant registered within the current program

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Mar 8 12:43:40 CET 2017

On Wed, 8 Mar 2017, Graeme Geldenhuys wrote:

> On 2017-03-08 10:55, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
>> Currently not, but I think that Sven Barth will implement something 
>> for the new RTTI which will make this possible in the future.
> That should be handy for the class documentation too, being able to list
> all descendants of a class (much like Java's JavaDoc does).

Not really, because the list depends on a compiled binary. 
There is no binary when generating documentation...

The good news is that the documentation can already do this without any 
changes to the compiler; if so desired, it could generate a list of all 
descendents in the package.


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