cpp needed for samba compilation ?

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at samba.org
Sun Dec 5 11:07:16 MST 2010

On Sun, 2010-12-05 at 17:47 +0000, Love Hörnquist Åstrand wrote:
> 5 dec 2010 kl. 00:38 skrev Matthieu Patou:
> >> Make sure you force traditional usage unless pidl input is c-coe since c99 enforces that all code that is processed is c code if its processed by cpp.
> >> 
> > Sorry I didn't get the full sense of this remark, can you explain what is the "traditional" usage ?
> traditional is pre c99.
> in c99 the input to cpp must be valid process processing syntax, page 10 of c99 "The source file is decomposed into preprocessing tokens".
> I don't know if pidl syntax is valid c99 preprocessing syntax.
I doubt it is (we process the files in librpc/idl/*.idl with it),
although I must say we haven't really had problems with C preprocessors
that errored out because of syntax.


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