[fpc-pascal] FPC 3.2.0 released!
Marco van de Voort
fpc at pascalprogramming.org
Mon Jun 22 14:20:19 CEST 2020
Op 2020-06-22 om 14:05 schreef Sven Barth via fpc-pascal:
> Anthony Walter via fpc-pascal <fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org
> <mailto:fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org>> schrieb am Mo., 22. Juni
> 2020, 06:29:
> Great news and thank you to all the developers! I carefully read
> through the notes and look forward to using the new array methods
> and also the management operators.
> One question to everyone though, what use cases do you see for the
> IsManagedType intrinsic?
> Mainly generics. E.g. when dealing with arrays you can simply do a
> Move() for non managed types, while for managed types you need to do
> it by element.
Not just that, consider e.g. something like tlist<t> if "T" requires
management, a tlist<t>.clear must finalize all elements. If it is a pure
value type, it doesn't, and can skip the whole loop. Afaik fcl-stl has
some examples of that.
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