[fpc-pascal] Code tools unrelated completions

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Tue May 5 10:56:55 CEST 2020

On Tue, 5 May 2020, Ryan Joseph via fpc-pascal wrote:

> Code tools completions are returning functions that don't appear related to the current unit such as "fpc_Copy" from /usr/local/share/fpcsrc/rtl/inc/compproc.inc.
> Here's a snippet of the code I use to get identifiers.
>      if CodeToolBoss.GatherIdentifiers(Code,X + 1,Y + 1) then
>        begin
>          Count := CodeToolBoss.IdentifierList.GetFilteredCount;
>          for I := 0 to Count - 1 do
>            begin
>              Identifier := CodeToolBoss.IdentifierList.FilteredItems[I];
> Is this normal to be getting these results? I'd like to not have them if possible.

They are in the system unit, so they're always related to any unit.

They have a compilerproc modifier set, so I suppose there is some
property/attribute of the identifier that indicates this modifier.
You should check for that and filter out these results.


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