cpp needed for samba compilation ?

Matthieu Patou mat at samba.org
Sat Dec 4 15:13:29 MST 2010

On 05/12/2010 00:14, Michael Wood wrote:
> Hi
> On 4 December 2010 22:46, Matthieu Patou<mat at samba.org>  wrote:
>> Hi Metze,
>>> Am 04.12.2010 14:04, schrieb Matthieu Patou:
>>>> Hello all,
>>>> Today I discovered that we need CPP for the compilation of pidl files.
>>>> My question: why ?
>>>> How can we avoid this dependency ?
>>> we can't, but we should set a PIDL_CPP env var
>>> and waf magic should fill that in.
>>> I guess we can use "$compiler -E" or so
>> On sernet's aix it seems that c++ is not available ...
> I believe pidl needs the C Preprocessor, not a C++ compiler.
Well I guess that we should have CC as a requirement rather than CPP I 
guess that it has been done on purpose.
But maybe we can use something else ...


Matthieu Patou
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