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On Wed, May 16, 2001 at 12:04:10PM -0700, Mark Mitchell wrote:
> >>>>> "Phil" == Phil Edwards <> writes:
>     Phil> Is this a viable idea?
> Maybe.  You have to be careful that you *don't* include it when
> reading preprocessed source.

That would be easy enough to do in the specs.  We already test for
-fpreprocessed, or however it's spelled.

> And, there are other things in
> os_defines.h, in general, like `#define __off_t' and possible
> inclusions of other headers.  So, I think this is dangerous.

True.  It's the same defines that the library would see, though.

>  >> (Actually, in the long term, we need to make V3 tolerant of
>  >> whatever combination of macros the user wants to use, but
>  >> that's another problem.)
>  Phil> Yes and yes.
> This is the only real fix.  I would focus my efforts there, if I were
> a V3 hacker with an interest. :-)

My "interesting projects" list is as long as my arm, and keeps getting pushed
aside for the "oh look another $*@&^!%$ coredump in _dl_* at startup" list.
This one'll have to go to some other V3 hacker with an interest.  :-)


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