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[solved] "not initialized" (array set length to zero)
« on: November 28, 2022, 07:25:24 pm »
Here I read interesting discussions about the "not initialized" warning, which I understood partly.
I know, this code lines do not makes sense. They are a simplification of my code.

This is a situation in my code:

  SetLength(result, Anzahl);

where these lines are part of a function, of which the result is an
 array of....(some type)

Can somebody kindly comment what I shall do best to get rid of the warning?
it reads
Warning: function result variable of a managed type does not seem to be initialized.

« Last Edit: November 29, 2022, 12:59:04 pm by Nicole »


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Re: "not initialized" (array set length to zero)
« Reply #1 on: November 28, 2022, 07:40:08 pm »

This could be a problem with the compiler not able to decide if that is or is not actually initiated.

 The SetLength is taking that as a parameter and the compiler thinks it is just a input when in fact it is conditioning the Array.

 Have you tried Result := []; ?

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Re: "not initialized" (array set length to zero)
« Reply #2 on: November 28, 2022, 07:45:00 pm »
Or try
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  1. Anzahl:=0;
  2. result:=nil; // <- Adding this line remove the warning
  3. SetLength(result, Anzahl);
« Last Edit: November 28, 2022, 08:56:17 pm by Lulu »
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