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Re: gcc 3.0 cannot compile pooma


On Wed, Jun 06, 2001 at 06:28:44AM +0200, Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:
> Jeffrey Oldham <oldham@codesourcery.com> writes:
> 
> | 2) Create a separate <string.h> file.
> | 
> | <string.h> = <cstring>
> | 	     using std::size_t;
> | 	     using std::memcpy;
> | 	     // ...
> | 
> | <cstring> = namespace std {
> | 	      #include "/usr/include/string.h"	/* fully-qualified path */
> | 	    }
> | 
> | <cstring> must use a fully-qualified path rather than <string.h> to
> | avoid infinite recursion.
> | 
> | The latter comes closer to the standard but requires some additional
> | work during creation to resolve the fully-qualified path.
> 
> On some plateforms (Robert Lipe could provide data) the actual paths
> depends on the `-ansi -pedantic' or something like that.
> 
> Creating <string.h> in terms of <cstring> is what we're supposed to do
> but...

This is exactly what #include_next is for.

But I kind-of think that there's more to it than that.  Isn't this
what the c_shadow headers are supposed to be doing, and they don't
work right at the moment?

zw


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