egcs/f/ansify.c [was Re: 19981101 snapshot fails install on HPUX-10.20 - patch included]

Craig Burley
Mon Nov 16 10:00:00 GMT 1998

>>>>>> "Craig" == Craig Burley <> writes:
>--text follows this line--
> Craig> It converts a file written in an easy-to-maintain format to a
> Craig> format that an old, vanilla K&R C compiler can #include, or
> Craig> some such thing.  As such, ansify.c itself must be compilable
> Craig> by that old, vanilla K&R C compiler.
>ansify.c currently isn't K&R compilable, but even if it was, you
>couldn't build the doc because (at least) of `#' and/or `##' ANSI-isms
>elsewhere in the intdoc-related files.

Oh, right.

>But I'm confused.  Isn't it meant to convert to proper ANSI (no bare
>newlines in strings?) rather than K&R?

Yup.  Replace "old, vanilla K&R C" references in my stuff with "standard
ANSI C", and "ANSI" with "GNU".

        tq vm, (burley)

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