[fpc-pascal] Repost: TFieldType declaration change in FPC fixes_3_2 branch
tony.whyman at mccallumwhyman.com
Sun Oct 17 12:35:50 CEST 2021
Yes - but is that really a bug fix that justifies a non-backwards
On 17/10/2021 11:09, Michael Van Canneyt via fpc-pascal wrote:
> On Sun, 17 Oct 2021, Tony Whyman via fpc-pascal wrote:
>> /Reposted with correct branch identifier/.
>> I thought that a fixes branch was only for bug fixes and not for
>> issuing non-backwards compatible changes. However, TFieldType in
>> db.pas now has 6 extra elements.
>> The result is that IBX no longer compiles with the fixes_3_2 branch.
>> I have also heard the same for zeoslib.
>> Is the rollout of this patch to fixes_3_2 a mistake, or is there a
>> good reason for rolling out a change that breaks other packages?
> Delphi compatibility fix:
> fcl-db: base: add some of new Delphi field types into enumeration
> (ftOraTimeStamp, ftOraInterval, ftLongWord, ftShortint, ftByte,
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