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Re: WPP capabilities in gcc


Is gcc meant to only be used to compile FOSS?
If that's your agenda, you're right - I don't see how you can use a
feature like WPP.

But is that really what gcc aims for? Not to allow people working on
close-source software to enjoy it?

On Sun, Apr 26, 2015 at 10:58 PM, Richard Kenner
<kenner@vlsi1.ultra.nyu.edu> wrote:
>> What WPP does, is it runs during pre-compilation, and replaces the
>> string in each call to a trace macro, with an obfuscated string.
>
> And why would a writer of Free Software want to do such a thing?


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