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Re: [bug-gnulib] Portablity bug in base64.c

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: [bug-gnulib] Portablity bug in base64.c
Date: Thu, 22 Jun 2006 21:22:30 +0200
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Larry Jones wrote:
> I've found at least one otherwise-c89 compiler that
> keeps the old preprocessor behavior in its default mode.

Which compiler is this, on which system? Please don't hide your knowledge.

> Since it's so 
> easy to avoid the problem, it seems worthwile to do so.

It's not "so easy" to support K&R C preprocessors. We have thousands of
macros in GNU packages. It's most certainly easier to support this
compiler by putting it into full ANSI C mode or by using the gcc-1.42
preprocessor if that isn't possible.


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