[fpc-pascal] Object questions

Ryan Joseph ryan at thealchemistguild.com
Tue Dec 4 08:00:14 CET 2018

> On Dec 4, 2018, at 1:52 PM, Sven Barth via fpc-pascal <fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org> wrote:
> The type of "Self" inside a object is always the same no matter if it's allocated on the stack or the heap. 

Then there’s now way to do a free method like I showed?

> 2) Is there any TObject support in objects? I know there is a VMT table for objects but I’m not sure if it’s structure is public in the RTL. 
> class function TMyObject.ClassName:string;
> begin
>   result := PVmt(self)^.vClassName^;
> end;
> Objects don't have TObject-like functionality. There is a VMT record, but that is only available if there is at least one virtual method. 

I got a crash on that code but maybe it’s because of “self” or is the VMT table for objects not “VMT” from the RTL?

	Ryan Joseph

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