[fpc-pascal] Initializing constant (translate from C)

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Tue Oct 17 08:02:55 CEST 2017

Am 16.10.2017 21:36 schrieb "Darius Blaszyk" <dhkblaszyk at zeelandnet.nl>:
> Here's an interesting one. In C I have this code:
> #define ID1 MAKE_ID('A', 'B')
> Where MAKE_ID is a macro that depending on the endianness of the target
will create either AB or BA.
> How would I be able to translate this into Pascal? ID1 preferably would
need to remain a constant. I tried using an inline function without
success. If all fails I will need to define them all individually using an
ifdef for different endian systems. But this would be my last resort.

Best use inline functions for both ID1 and MAKE_ID. The compiler should
optimize away the calls and do a constant concatenation.

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