[lazarus] Compile freezes up ??

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Thu Oct 24 05:31:48 EDT 2002

On Wed, 23 Oct 2002 20:25:39 -0400
"Andrew Johnson" <aj_genius at hotmail.com> wrote:

> > > Does anyone know a better solution or think that this solution
> > > will break compatibility too much?
> >
> >On second thoughts, if we are aiming for Delphi compatibility, and
> >this breaks aspects of that compatibility perhaps it's not such a
> >good idea....
> Well as to this one.. I just figured it out.. this will not break 
> compatibility. I new we didn't any extra proprty for this one. The
> ONLY reason menu's uses Forms, is to set its parent menu to nil on
> destroy. This should be done in TCustomForm.Notification anyway! 

You are right. The current LCL implementation is incompatible to the
So, we can break a circle and improve compatibility. :)


> All we need to do is 
> remove the Form code from menus and remove controls and forms from
> menu's uses. Then On TCustomForm.Notification do
>   If (Operation = opRemove) and (AComponent = Menu) then Menu := nil;
> And boom. One less circle, with no compatibility lost! At least it
> works fine on my system.
> (I Would commit  this right now myself, but I can't access CVS from
> the current internet connection)
> Andrew
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