[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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