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Problem In Passing String Variable In Procedure Call

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There seams to be some problem in latest version (6.85) of boostbasic when passing string variables in procedures:

 

 

'code 0

sub print(a as string)

...

...

...

end sub

When we assign any string value to the 'a' variable, like

 

print("hello")

 

The value passed to variable 'a' get corrupted.

 

 

but if we modify the above code into following, we get correct results

 

'code 1

sub print(a as string)

...

...

...

end sub

 

 

dim x as string(10)

x = "hello"

print(x)

 

 

The Code 0 and Code 1, both worked correctly in the perevious version (6.84) of boostbasic.

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This is bug in your code. You need to use string length in function/subroutine arguments too. Change your print declaration to:

 

sub print( a as string(10) )
...
...
...
end sub

 

Regards,

Pavel

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