Bug report - Schemata bug

Waldek Hebisch hebisch at math.uni.wroc.pl
Mon Jun 1 00:15:33 CEST 2009

Martin Kalbfuss wrote:
> I reduced my game code to the needed data types and code.
> The same happens if I use new.
> I'm not sure if this is really a compiler bug. I wrote another program
> doing the same, without this error. But I cannot find the bug.
> My compiler version is
> Using built-in specs.
> Configured with: ../src/configure -v --enable-languages=c,pascal
> --prefix=/usr --enable-shared --with-system-zlib --libexecdir=/usr/lib
> --without-included-gettext --enable-threads=posix --enable-nls
> --with-gxx-include-dir=/usr/include/c++/4.1.3 --program-suffix=-4.1
> --enable-__cxa_atexit --enable-clocale=gnu --disable-libmudflap
> --enable-checking=release i486-linux-gnu
> Thread model: posix
> gpc version 20070904, based on gcc-4.1.3 20080420 (prerelease) (Debian
> 2.1-4.1.2-22)
> The error message is
> bug.pas:75: internal compiler error: in process_otherwise, at
> p/typecheck.c:4407
> Please submit a full bug report,
> with preprocessed source if appropriate.
> See <URL:http://www.gnu-pascal.de/todo.html> for instructions.
> For Debian GNU/Linux specific bug reporting instructions,
> see <URL:file:///usr/share/doc/gcc-4.1/README.Bugs>.

You tried to use automatic initialization of variable sized
schema.  Unfortunatly, it works only simplest cases (basically
the schema parameters must be constants).

There is a bug in the compiler: there should be reasonable
error message instead of the above...

                              Waldek Hebisch
hebisch at math.uni.wroc.pl 

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