[Lazarus] Lazarus in trunk not working after Rev 50151 on MacOSX
nc-gaertnma at netcologne.de
Thu Nov 5 16:23:15 CET 2015
On Thu, 5 Nov 2015 07:36:53 +0100
Ondrej Pokorny <lazarus at kluug.net> wrote:
> On 03.11.2015 20:26, Mattias Gaertner wrote:
> > Of course there are some hard coded defaults in codetools. For example
> > "i:=3" can be any integer type.
> It would be nice if integer constants were able to resolve their type:
> 3 -> ShortInt
> 180 -> SmallInt
> etc etc.
> This would be good for:
> b: Byte;
> i := b + 500;
The 500 is for codetools an xtConstOrdInteger.
It is FindExprTypeAsString that returns 'Integer' for xtConstOrdInteger.
> this code creates "i: Byte;" in r50230.
> I still think it is better than the behavior before r50230 that created
> "i: Integer;" for:
> b: Byte;
> i := b + 1;
> Because adding a constant out of the bounds of one operand is much less
> common than within its bounds (IMO).
Fine with me.
> > But what type should "i:=3.0" create? Single, Double, Extended,
> > glFloat?
> Yes, whatever: single, double, extended, glFloat - maybe create an IDE
> option for default integer/float/string/boolean types? The user then can
> decide what precision he wants to use by default. Do you think it is
Yes, why not?
> The integer predefined setting should be preferred to the resolved type
> in case there is no well-defined variable. E.g.:
> i := 10 + 5;
> Should create the user-defined default integer type ("i: integer" by
> default) and not "i: Byte".
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