Subject Re: [IBO] Off Topic: How find where a program uses unnecessary BDE units?
Author Artur Anjos
I think that including/excluding the TDataset definitions will not
expand/shrink your exe file too much.

I have installed GExperts that Frank suggest and it seems pretty good (in
other things too), but I think it does not automatically checks if a unit is
used or not.


----- Original Message -----
From: "mmenaz" <mmenaz@...>
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Sent: Wednesday, May 15, 2002 6:26 PM
Subject: Re: [IBO] How find where a program uses unnecessary BDE units?

> --- In IBObjects@y..., Frank Ingermann <frank@f...> wrote:
> > Hi Marco / Artur,
> [cut]
> > > But I think that the DB file that you are talking about it's not BDE
> > > related: it's there to use the TDataset descendants.
> Oh, yes, I wrote BDE but I meant TDataset :(
> FastReport supports IBO with a series of compiler directive that shifts
TDataset definitions to IBO ones. Usually if you fail in doing so an error
is raised because you are using the wrong type. In some cases you can still
use Tdataset code against IBO one... (i.e. if you are comparing types, like:
if (IBO_Query is TQuery) then ...
> This way a lot of TDataset definition is "included" I think. I would like
to avoid this.
> I will try GExpert, thanks :)
> Marco Menardi
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