[fpc-pascal] Freeing memory with exceptions

Sven Barth pascaldragon at googlemail.com
Wed May 24 17:11:12 CEST 2023

Hairy Pixels via fpc-pascal <fpc-pascal at lists.freepascal.org> schrieb am
Mi., 24. Mai 2023, 14:10:

> You must have $H+ on and those are AnsiStrings? Why is there exception
> handling involved with AnsiString? I guess it needs this just in case an
> exception is thrown somewhere in the call stack?

Because Ansi- and UnicodeString are managed types. *All* managed types
managed string types, interfaces, Variants, managed records) must be
finalized correctly even if an exception occurs.


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