[fpc-pascal] Property write access on records

Ryan Joseph genericptr at gmail.com
Fri Mar 6 03:17:09 CET 2020

> On Mar 5, 2020, at 2:24 PM, Ryan Joseph <genericptr at gmail.com> wrote:
> Can we consider changing this behavior?

from https://lists.freepascal.org/pipermail/fpc-pascal/2020-March/057434.html

On 05/03/2020 08:24, Ryan Joseph via fpc-pascal wrote:
 Yes, it's a temporary variable but doesn't it make sense to give an error because the property is read only? It's basically a no-op like it is now and defeats the purpose of read-only properties. It also creates a nasty bug because the programmer thinks they've written to something but they actually didn't.

I think there is already an open bug report for this.



I looked on the bug tracker for "properties" and didn't see this so I'll make one but I wanted to confirm first it's not intended behavior. Jonas seems to hint that it is but Sven didn't mention it.

	Ryan Joseph

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