[fpc-pascal] Freeing memory with exceptions
genericptr at gmail.com
Sun May 21 16:30:22 CEST 2023
> On May 21, 2023, at 2:47 PM, Michael Van Canneyt via fpc-pascal <fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org> wrote:
> Your example will leak memory in any case, even if there is no exception,
> since you're not freeing the object anywhere..
doh, dumb example on my behalf.
> Assuming the result of A is not used outside of Test, the following is the
> only solution:
> procedure Test;
> A : TObject;
> // call some code in other unit which raise an exception
> You can try to use interfaces, they will be managed by the compiler.
This is what I was worried about, wrapping all functions or needing full ARC on all types. Very risk to opt in to this design I would say. I remain not a fan of exceptions. :)
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