The Wiert Corner – irregular stream of stuff

Jeroen W. Pluimers on .NET, C#, Delphi, databases, and personal interests

  • My badges

  • Twitter Updates

  • My Flickr Stream

  • Pages

  • All categories

  • Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

    Join 2,119 other followers

Delphi Gem of the day: putting “reintroduce” on a destructor. destructor…

Posted by jpluimers on 2020/09/22

A nice thread with examples of all the things you should not do with the Delphi reintroduce keyword:

[WayBack] Delphi Gem of the day: putting “reintroduce” on a destructor.     destructor Destroy(); reintroduce; overload; In our case all we got was a memory lea… – Moz Le – Google+

The problem is that in the original (archived) documentation, not much waring is given around using reintroduce; it is merely posted as solving a nuisance to absolve a compiler warning.

When using it though, all your alarm systems should go off at their highest level as you break polymorphism, but through careful language usage, the pattern you hide can still be used.

One day I will write a longer blog article on this.

Documentation:

A decade of progress has not changed much on this documentation apart from some nicer formatting:

–jeroen

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

 
%d bloggers like this: