[fpc-pascal] Converting old pascal written for Pascal/MT+ compiler

Tomas Hajny XHajT03 at hajny.biz
Tue Apr 4 18:00:11 CEST 2023

On 2023-04-04 16:14, Bart via fpc-pascal wrote:
> On Tue, Apr 4, 2023 at 9:43 AM Jacob Kroon via fpc-pascal
> <fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org> wrote:
>> What is the technical downside to using "const", or is it just 
>> cosmetic ?
> If your local "writeable constant" is of type string, and strings are
> longstrings, and the writeable const is assigned a value that is the
> result of a string concatenation, then you'll have a memory leak.

Well, managed types are not very likely in code imported from a Pascal 
compiler not knowing units...


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