[fpc-pascal] Constants in generics

Florian Klämpfl florian at freepascal.org
Sat Nov 10 13:16:27 CET 2018

Am 09.11.2018 um 03:13 schrieb Ryan Joseph:
>> On Nov 9, 2018, at 4:28 AM, Florian Klämpfl <florian at freepascal.org> wrote:
>> I like the idea of const in generics, but it needs serious cleanup when it's working:
>> - commit messages like "first commit" are useless
> Those are for github so I could share but I need to learn SVN (again) eventually.

This does not prevent you from creating proper commits, especially as the patch series from github could be easily
applied later on to fpc's main repository.

>> - the compiler contains already a type called tgenericdef
> I think I changed that name in the last commit. Btw I made all those types because I didn’t want to populate the main types like ttypesym with extra bytes but I don’t know what’s best practice in the codebase.

Priority is:
1. maintainability
2. portability
3. speed

Keep also ppu storing/loading in mind.

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