[lazarus] Converting string to pgchar?

michael at tfdec1.fys.kuleuven.ac.be michael at tfdec1.fys.kuleuven.ac.be
Fri Jun 18 17:02:44 EDT 1999

On Fri, 18 Jun 1999, John Margaglione wrote:

> Does anyone know how to convert a pascal String to a glib PGChar?  I assumed
> that since PGChar is actually just a pointer to a char, that I could use
> PChar( stringvar ).  That, however, doesn't compile.  I tried
> PGChar(PChar(stringvar)).   That didn't work either.  Any ideas?

If you use ansistrings 
will work.

If not, you must use the strpcopy () function. (see strings unit in


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