[Lazarus] Lazarus in trunk not working after Rev 50151 on MacOSX

Mattias Gaertner nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Wed Nov 4 02:25:16 CET 2015

On Tue, 3 Nov 2015 21:06:45 +0100
Ondrej Pokorny <lazarus at kluug.net> wrote:

> Probably the best approach is:
> 1.) Compare base types with the table.
> 1a.) If they are equal, goto 2.
> 1b.) If they differ, set winner according to table and go to 3.
> 2.) Compare aliases with the table, set winner.
> 3.) Use the original alias of the winner as result.
> About the table:
> We need one table for integer and one for floating-point types.
> The integer table could look like ['int64', 'sizeint', 'integer', 
> 'smallint'] (but with all integer types and probably a good idea to 
> allow the user to modify and enhance it - e.g. a simple TStringList).
> The winner is the one closest to the left (top - smallest index).

Many libs has such types. I have not counted, but I guess the FPC
sources has hundreds of them. Probably some of them conflict each other.
So something better than a TStringList should be used.


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