[fpc-devel]Format() incompatibility with Delphi

2003-11-07 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
-compatible, there is no other way to fix this, you have to change it's present behaviour. BTW, I would also advice adding some notes about that to the FPC SysUtils.Format documentation. Regards, Michalis Kamburelis [EMAIL PROTECTED] ___ fpc-devel maillist

Re: [fpc-devel]TThread hara-kiri

2003-11-12 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Pedro Lopez-Cabanillas wrote: Hi, Does the example program threads.pp (doc/examples/fcl/threads.pp) work for anybody under Linux? It aborts for me as soon as the first thread is created, printing Killed. Regards, Pedro When I compile it with 1.9.1 I get the same effect - program is

[fpc-devel]Small bugfix for SysUtils.CompareMem

2003-11-21 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
false or EAccessViolation. There are many ways to fix this - most elegant for me is to add a line if Length = 0 then Exit(true); at the beginning of this function. Thanks, Michalis Kamburelis ___ fpc-devel maillist - [EMAIL PROTECTED] http

Re: [fpc-devel]fpc and ppc386

2004-02-12 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
OK, I just figured out what was the cause of this problem. In SysUtils.ExecuteProcess you were wrapping ppcbin compiler filename (like '/usr/local/ppc386') inside quotes (to make it something like '/usr/local/ppc386') but you were not stripping those quotes anywhere before passing this to

[fpc-devel]/FPC/CVS/fpc/rtl/morphos : Permission denied

2004-02-13 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
I see (via viewcvs) that new directory rtl/morphos (with system.pp) was created just yesterday. But cvs client doesn't allow me to update it, fails at rtl/morphos with cvs server: failed to create lock directory for `/FPC/CVS/fpc/rtl/morphos' (/FPC/CVS/fpc/rtl/morphos/#cvs.lock): Permission

[fpc-devel]Mode field for TSearchRec under UNIX

2004-02-24 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi Kylix adds field Mode to TSearchRec type under Linux. This field comes directly from UNIX stat structure (st_mode field). It is useful when you already have TSearchRec describing some file and you want to check the exact type of that file, e.g. is it a symbolic link ? is it a device ?. It

[fpc-devel]UnixUtil.FNMatch bug

2004-05-06 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi I found some bugs in UnixUtil.FNMatch function. In short, patterns like '*~' matched anything (instead of matching only filenames ending with '~'). I'm attaching patch unixutil.patch that fixes these issues. I'm also attaching a test program, fnmatch_test.pas, so you can see that these

[fpc-devel]UnixUtil.FNMatch bug - new patch version

2004-05-06 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi again, Previous patch still missed to correct some bugs (those we're still bugs in original FNMatch code, not new bugs introduced by my fixes, in case you might ask...). '*o' should not match 'blah.ow' and '*o' should not match 'fox' Anyway, I'm attaching new version of the patch

[fpc-devel] Video.CursorX/Y 1-based under UNIX

2004-12-11 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi. I'm just playing with unit Video and I found some strange thing. It looks like a bug in my opinion, but it's so obviously implemented in Video unit that I fear that it's some feature : Under UNIXes CursorX / CursorY are 1-based. While SetCursorPos takes 0-based parameters on all OSes, and

Re: [fpc-devel] TList slowness in classes

2004-12-23 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi, I tested your code and found that indeed version in ucopylist is slightly faster (by about 9.5 / 7 =~ 1.357). Two things: 1. Speedup is only 1.357x, not 3x, like you said. Are you sure that you're getting 3x speedup ? On what OS and with what FPC version are you testing this ? I was doing

Re: [fpc-devel] TList slowness in classes

2004-12-24 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Peter Vreman wrote: This is because there is an extra (implicit) Try/Finally block. Thank you and Peter for answers. This way I was able to see how try...finally section looks in assembler :) Anyway, I understand that the answer is can't be speed up. OK, I can live with that. That is not correct.

Re: [fpc-devel] TList slowness in classes

2004-12-29 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Vincent Snijders wrote: Michalis Kamburelis wrote: I felt that results of this discussion are so important that I created a page in FPC wiki about it: http://www.freepascal.org/wiki/index.php/Avoiding_implicit_try_finally_section There's an URL to mail archives of this discussion, and a small

Re: [fpc-devel] TList slowness in classes

2004-12-29 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Vincent Snijders wrote: Michalis Kamburelis wrote: Are there any other cases where this issue may be significant ? If no, I'll mark this wiki page clearly as only for FPC earlier than 2004-12-28 (to-be-removed when 2.0 comes in), else I will update it. (Note: we can continue this talk on wiki

[fpc-devel] Changes to gtk 2 bindings

2005-02-28 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi I have a couple of corrections to gtk 2 bindings, gtk2forpascal. I also made gtkglext bindings that could be incorporated into gtk 2 bindings, if it feels appropriate (since, as far as I know, initial goal of gtk2forpascal was to include gtkglext bindings, but they were not implemented

Re: [fpc-devel] Changes to gtk 2 bindings

2005-02-28 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi So here they are. Initially I was making my changes versus gtk2forpascal from sourceforge, but now I made them versus FPC sources, since I can't connect to gtk2forpascal cvs on sourceforge. I also noticed that version from FPC tree already contains some of the fixes I was going to send...

[fpc-devel] Interbase.TIBTransaction should publish some private things

2005-03-16 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi Looking at Interbase unit (fcl/db/interbase/interbase.pp), I see that TIBTransaction was probably meant to publish properties AccessMode, IsolationLevel, LockResolution and TableReservation. This would be definitely useful to users of this class. I'm attaching simple patch that does this.

[fpc-devel] Changing transaction properties specific to IB when using IBConnection

2005-03-17 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi I played with Sqldb and IBConnection units, and now I see the real benefit of them: there's only one dataset and one transaction class for all Firebird, PostgreSQL and MySQL bindings. Each specific database binding must only introduce new TSQLConnection descendant. It's great since it gives

[fpc-devel] Fix to IBConnection field names

2005-03-18 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi (This is completely unrelated to my previous patches to sqldb and ibconnection.) A simple correction that fixes a problem in IBConnection with field names: in TIBConnection.LoadField you look for field names using SQLDA^.SQLVar[x].AliasName, but in TIBConnection.AddFieldDefs you create fields

Re: [fpc-devel] Changing transaction properties specific to IB when using IBConnection

2005-03-18 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Oh, and here's one additional patch to sqldb.pp that improves (ok, ok: *corrects*) my previous patch. This way FTrans is not freed each time transaction ends, so properties of FTrans like IsolationLevel are preserved, e.g. code like (Transaction.SQLHandle as TIBTrans).IsolationLevel :=

Re: [fpc-devel] Changing transaction properties specific to IB when using IBConnection

2005-03-18 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Michael Van Canneyt wrote: ... I would propose to introduce a enumerated TSQLTransactionStyle =(tsConcurrent,tsReadCommit, etc.); Then add a TransactionStyle to TSQLTransaction; This must be mapped by the TSQLConnection when creating the handle. ... Indeed, this would be more elegant than my

Re: [fpc-devel] Changing transaction properties specific to IB when using IBConnection

2005-03-19 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
I wrote: Michael Van Canneyt wrote: ... I would propose to introduce a enumerated TSQLTransactionStyle =(tsConcurrent,tsReadCommit, etc.); Then add a TransactionStyle to TSQLTransaction; This must be mapped by the TSQLConnection when creating the handle. ... Indeed, this would be more elegant than

Re: [fpc-devel] lazarus bug report + fix: Utf8ToUnicode doesn't work correctly

2005-05-04 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Michael Van Canneyt wrote: On Wed, 4 May 2005, Jonas Maebe wrote: On 4 mei 2005, at 12:04, Michael Van Canneyt wrote: It contains a fixed version of the Utf8ToUnicode function. Since it is part of the rtl, I close this lazarus issue and send you this message. I did not test the fixed version.

[fpc-devel] Trivial fix to trunk/fcl/image/fpimgcmn.pp

2005-05-21 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi Compilation of fpimgcmn.pp is broken starting from revision 33 (some part of code that was $ifdefed earlier by VER1_0 stayed), I'm attaching a trivial patch. Index: fpimgcmn.pp === --- fpimgcmn.pp (wersja 36) +++ fpimgcmn.pp

Re: [fpc-devel] DB Bug in 2.0.1?

2005-07-20 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Tony Maro wrote: Jonas Maebe wrote: On 21 jul 2005, at 00:40, Tony Maro wrote: Can someone confirm the date issue for me? I can't confirm it, but I do want to mention that I fixed all datetime-related routines for *nix platforms in sysutils a while ago. They operated based on the

[fpc-devel] GetAppConfigDir under Unices

2005-11-03 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi I just tested SysUtils.GetAppConfigDir under Linux and I see that it returns GetHomeDir + ApplicationName (when Global = false). Shouldn't it rather return GetHomeDir + '.' + ApplicationName ? Config directories in user's home dir traditionally start with '.' to be somewhat hidden. I

Re: [fpc-devel] PR advancement

2005-11-23 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Ales Katona wrote: Michalis Kamburelis wrote: Ales Katona wrote: [...] 2. Can I use Free Pascal/Lazarus for commercial development? This is the 4th question of current FAQ. And I assume that you actually wanted to say closed source, this is not the same thing as commercial

Re: [fpc-devel] PR advancement

2005-12-03 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Ales Katona wrote: So what answer would you propose for the FAQ question Are there any real world applications made with Free Pascal/Lazarus ? A huge list of every program that was ever compiled with FPC ? A short list of chosen projects ? Who will decide and maintain the list of most

Re: [fpc-devel] [RFC] fpdoc output comment from the source

2005-12-03 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Mark de Wever wrote: Hi all, I like to put a lot of comment in the source and I would like fpdoc to output this comment into the output files. I wrote a small patch to do this with types, it puts all the comment in front of a type declaration into the output html as section Comment text.

Re: [fpc-devel] Benchmark for FreePascal

2005-12-12 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Are we talking here about making a class that can read any TStream descendant line-by-line (i.e. by simple a'la Readln method) ? Then I believe this was already discussed on fpc-pascal, I remember that I sent there my TTextReader class implementation that does just that. TTextReader class is

Re: [fpc-devel] GetAppConfigDir and GetAppConfigFile output

2005-12-13 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote: Hello, I recently tryed to use those two functions, so I created a test app with 4 functions: WriteLn(GetAppConfigDir(True)); WriteLn(GetAppConfigDir(False)); WriteLn(GetAppConfigFile(True)); WriteLn(GetAppConfigFile(False)); The output on a

[fpc-devel] trunk/fcl/Makefile.fpc doesn't include db dir

2005-12-14 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi In revision 1944 in trunk (log is + Add PTCpas package), among many changes to packages/extra/, fcl/Makefile.fpc was changed, line dirs=xml image db shedit passrc net fpcunit was changed to dirs=xml image shedit passrc net fpcunit Was there any reason to remove db dir from the build

Re: [fpc-devel] PR results

2005-12-15 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Daniël Mantione wrote: [...] - Pascal Game Programming - Big news on front page: http://www.pascalgameprogramming.com I guess you wanted to say [http://www.pascalgamedevelopment.com/] ? Michalis ___ fpc-devel maillist -

Re: [fpc-devel] FPC 2.0.0 vs FPC 2.0.2 (div by zero)

2006-03-08 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
(Second send, it seems that mails from my old email address do not reach fpc lists) Den Jean wrote: Hi, I have a strange problem. My Qt4 demo program worked fine with FPC 2.0.0, but crashes (div by zero) with FPC 2.0.2. Debugging shows that indeed a div by zero is done within the Qt4 lib.

Re: [fpc-devel] FPC 2.0.0 vs FPC 2.0.2 (div by zero)

2006-03-11 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Den Jean wrote: Hi, I have a strange problem. My Qt4 demo program worked fine with FPC 2.0.0, but crashes (div by zero) with FPC 2.0.2. Debugging shows that indeed a div by zero is done within the Qt4 lib. However with FPC 2.0.0 or using C++ code the library isn't bothered with the div by

[fpc-devel] Math.DivMod results should be signed

2006-03-20 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi I'm concerned with using DivMod in cases when Dividend is 0. DivMod declaration is procedure DivMod(Dividend: Integer; Divisor: Word; var Result, Remainder: Word); which means that it doesn't allow for Result and Remainder to be 0. But when Dividend is 0, Result and/or Remainder

Re: [fpc-devel] Unit linking to .obj files and fpcmake.

2006-04-11 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
J. Peter Mugaas wrote: [...] On Win32, that may not be desirable since there seems to be several versions of the ZLIB .DLL Unfortunately, it's true that there are several (sometimes incompatible -- various zlib versions, various calling conventions) zlib.dll versions floating around.

Re: [fpc-devel] Unit linking to .obj files and fpcmake.

2006-04-11 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
J. Peter Mugaas wrote: [...] And I noticed that the zlib1.dll filename is the same between the official ZLib .DLL and the the one you mentioned. The zlib version you mentioned has a file size of 73.5 KB (75,264 bytes) while the official one has a file size of 58.5 KB (59,904 bytes).

Re: [fpc-devel] a shared library suggestion

2006-05-10 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
peter green wrote: yeah that technique requires far less stubs but it means that the coder has to manually call an init function. Not necessarily, because you can load all addresses in initialization section of the unit. That's what I do in my various wrappers. also how does your code

Re: [fpc-devel] Language extension: absolute for classes

2006-10-01 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Micah Milissent wrote: Hi, I want to bring up the following scenario: (need fixed font) B -- G | | A -- F All are classes, and usually A 'owns' F. So A has a field 'Field' of type F. Now, whenever A creates F, B overrides this (in virtual method or class type) to

Re: [fpc-devel] Language extension: absolute for classes

2006-10-01 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Micha Nelissen wrote: Michalis Kamburelis wrote: All you want is just to cover in class B identifier Field of class A. So you should make Field a dummy function in class A (that just returns a field value), and then you can redefine function name in descendant classes. See the example below

[fpc-devel] Improve error message for #0005942: fpc gives Illegal unit name for 8 character unit name conflict

2008-02-24 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi See this bug report: [http://bugs.freepascal.org/bug_view_page.php?bug_id=5942], with resolution no change required. The result is the same still in FPC 2.3.1. I understand that the behavior should be kept as is, for compatibility with TP and/or Delphi and filesystems with 8.3 filenames. But

[fpc-devel] fpmake / fppkg (are great!)

2009-01-28 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Joost van der Sluis wrote: With this release we also want to test our new packaging-system. After installing the package manager (fppkg) can be called from the command-line. For now only the 'lnet' package is available for installation through the package system. When all goes well it could be

[fpc-devel] gboolean troubles with FPC trunk

2009-04-09 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi, Since revision 9898 the LongBool type behaves differently. This was done for Delphi compatibility (see log message here http://svn.freepascal.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revrevision=9898). In short, if B is LongBool, then B := true; sets now B to $ (while previously it set B to 1).

Re: [fpc-devel] Dynamic GUI/Console apptype

2009-12-26 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Mimu Bunnylin wrote: But suppose I want a program that will continue running in a console if run from a console, but will not automatically create a new one if run from outside a console. You can declare a program as $apptype GUI, and then try using standard file handles. If this succeeds,

Re: [fpc-devel] cmem not aligning memory

2010-04-03 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Marco van de Voort wrote: In our previous episode, Jonas Maebe said: Or do we have to allocate more bytes for blocks that are a multiple of 8? FPC's default memory manager even guarantees 16 byte alignment (for vectors). So a possible solution is to allocate 16-sizeof(ptruint) bytes more?

Re: [fpc-devel] Proposal: Enhanced replacement for assignment operators

2010-08-05 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Vinzent Höfler wrote: Alexander Klenin kle...@gmail.com: C-like operators reduce the number of required punctuation -- I always think that the extra punctuation is bad for readability. Rght. Shrt sntncs r mch sr t rd. This is more about SomeReallyLongVariableNameX += 10; being nicer

[fpc-devel] Is GLUT_EXCLUSIVE_FPUMODE really needed?

2010-11-27 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi, This applies to GLUT_EXCLUSIVE_FPUMODE mode inside packages/opengl/src/glut.pp source code. Reading history, I see it was caused by this bug and patch: http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=7570 . However, it's not needed anymore, IMHO. It seems submitter of #7570 hacked glut unit,

[fpc-devel] Is GLUT_EXCLUSIVE_FPUMODE really needed?

2010-11-27 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Ups, looks like I messed up bug numbers in my previous email. This time correctly: - The bugreport that caused the creation of GLUT_EXCLUSIVE_FPUMODE is here: http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=8995 . I basically propose to revert the changes caused by it to the GLUT unit (the whole {$ifdef

[fpc-devel] Re: Is GLUT_EXCLUSIVE_FPUMODE really needed?

2010-11-29 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
For anyone interested: I submitted my proposal to remove GLUT_EXCLUSIVE_FPUMODE as http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=18107 and a patch with freeglut-extensions as http://bugs.freepascal.org/view.php?id=18108 Michalis ___ fpc-devel maillist -

[fpc-devel] CompareMem slower in FPC 2.4.4

2011-06-01 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi, In my tests, FPC 2.4.4 has much slower CompareMem than FPC 2.4.2, at least for some cases: # with fpc 2.4.4 $ time ./compare_mem_test 1 real0m7.795s user0m7.764s sys 0m0.008s # with fpc 2.4.2 $ time ./compare_mem_test 1 real0m1.218s user0m1.216s sys

Re: [fpc-devel] CompareMem slower in FPC 2.4.4

2011-06-02 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Florian Klämpfl wrote: Am 01.06.2011 22:07, schrieb Michalis Kamburelis: Hi, In my tests, FPC 2.4.4 has much slower CompareMem than FPC 2.4.2, at least for some cases: I've commited an improved version in r17642 That's great :) I just tested with fpc from SVN (rev 17644), and can confirm

Re: [fpc-devel] CompareMem slower in FPC 2.4.4

2011-06-03 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Florian Klämpfl wrote: I improved CompareDWord as well, for your application it should be even better. Ha, I hesitated earlier to mention that CompareWord and CompareDWord are ~4 times slower than equivalent (on the same number of bytes) CompareMem/CompareByte calls :) Cool, times with

Re: [fpc-devel] convert comment help to fpcdoc

2011-07-20 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
2011/7/17 Sven Barth pascaldra...@googlemail.com: On 17.07.2011 08:08, Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote: Since we are talking about help stuff, (in another thread) Do we have any tool to convert documentation written in javadoc style (those comments in the source code) to fpdoc xml? I like

Re: [fpc-devel] Free Pascal 2.6.0 released!

2012-01-03 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Felipe Monteiro de Carvalho wrote: On Sun, Jan 1, 2012 at 2:12 PM, Jeff Duntemannj...@duntemann.com wrote: Bravo! My only question is: Are there any particular issues with respect to using 2.6.0 with Lazarus? For desktop platforms I don't know any issues. It works just as good as 2.4 I

Re: [fpc-devel] Fixes 2.6.1 fails to install under Win32

2013-01-29 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Graeme Geldenhuys wrote: Hi, I'm using a Win2000, and have a released FPC 2.6.0 installed. I updated my FPC 2.6.1 to r23533 (latest revision to date). I run by usual build.bat script (shown below). FPC, RTL and FCL seems to compile fine, but the 'make install ...' seems to fail. I've never had

Re: [fpc-devel] Threads in Android

2014-08-17 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Sergio Flores wrote: I'm trying to use threads in Android, but it seems they are not working yet in FPC? I'm using threads on Android successfully with FPC 2.7.1 (various SVN revisions, since a couple of months) in Castle Game Engine http://castle-engine.sourceforge.net/ (see unit

Re: [fpc-devel] OpenGL 3.3 Core

2017-05-26 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
2017-05-21 22:38 GMT+02:00 Mathias : > Is there an option with Lazarus own board means to activate the OpenGL 3.3 > core mode. Or is it enough for me to do the following? > > OpenGLControl.OpenGLMajorVersion := 3; > OpenGLControl.OpenGLMinorVersion := 3; > These

Re: [fpc-devel] OpenGL 3.3 Core

2017-05-28 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
2017-05-26 18:48 GMT+02:00 Kostas Michalopoulos : > I'd use an enum with values like (glcDefaultProfile, glcCoreProfile, > glcCompatibilityProfile). Default would leave things as-is (when versioning > is introduced to backends that currently do not support it, it will

Re: [fpc-devel] NewPascal plans, Generics.Collections and FPC trunk

2018-05-02 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
2018-05-02 18:21 GMT+02:00 Maciej Izak : > Hello, > > I was kicked away today from core team (probably by Michael Van Canneyt). > This is unfortunate. I saw how the recent discussion escalated (and it seems it was fueled with past disagreements). The end result (Maciej leaving

[fpc-devel] Trivial error in shellapi.pp after revision 40020

2018-10-24 Thread Michalis Kamburelis
Hi, Change in https://svn.freepascal.org/cgi-bin/viewvc.cgi?view=revision=40020 introduced a small typo, line 25 of shellapi.pp has $endif} instead of {$endif} (missing "{"), thus building a cross-compiler to Windows fails. shellapi.pp(25,1) Fatal: Syntax error, "UNIT" expected but "ordinal