[fpc-pascal] Inclocked/declocked

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Mon Sep 11 11:20:20 CEST 2017

Am 11.09.2017 11:14 schrieb "Ryan Joseph" <ryan at thealchemistguild.com>:
> I was time profiling some code and saw these 2 functions taking up large
amounts of time. They’re coming from dynamic arrays and SetLength I believe
but I was curious what they are exactly because I don’t believe I’ve seen
them before. Is this normal for resizing dynamic arrays or  are they doing
something else I would be interested in?

They're used for the reference counter of the array (or string or
interface). The reference counter changes each time you assign an array or
pass it to a by-value parameter or if you change a value (cause the
compiler/RTL needs to make sure that the reference to the array is unique

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