Now that I learned the word "initialization section", I could google for
it, and what's going on behind the screens is no longer murky. Thanks
again. I even found the heaptrc documentation
<https://www.freepascal.org/docs-html/rtl/heaptrc/index.html> and in it
the "dumpheap" procedure, which means I can follow heap usage throughout
my program, without any interference from "halt".
On 18/06/17 10:07, Joost van der Sluis via Lazarus wrote:
Op 16-06-17 om 22:58 schreef Wolf via Lazarus:
now I understand the real bug is in my assumptions on what goes on
behind the screens. But that leads to another question: is there any
documentation where I can read up on this so that I may improve on my
programming, and particular debugging, skills?
Well, it's not that this behavior is hidden. It's even documented:
So you could read the pure documentation....
There's also a wiki about this issue:
But I doubt that this is what you meant.
You asked this on the Lazarus-list, but this is more a question for
the fpc-pascal list. What you could do is follow this list, or maybe
even fpc-devel. You can also browse the archives.
You can learn a lot from there.
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