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`new` output can be assigned to an unowned ref #11073

alaviss opened this issue Apr 21, 2019 · 0 comments


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commented Apr 21, 2019


  Obj = ref object

proc newObj(): Obj =
  result = new Obj
  #result = Obj() <-- this also compiles

let o = newObj()

Current Output


Expected Output

Error out due to the fact that the unowned ref lasted longer than the owned ref.

Additional Information

Nim Compiler Version 0.19.9 [Linux: amd64]
Compiled at 2019-04-21
Copyright (c) 2006-2019 by Andreas Rumpf

git hash: 375b444ecd41645c848fe369a777a53f9312fbe3
active boot switches: -d:release -d:useLinenoise

@Araq Araq closed this in 665fcb1 Apr 22, 2019

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