Enhancement patch for cpp
Mon Jan 18 07:30:00 GMT 1999
Zack Weinberg wrote:
> >> 1999-01-15 Ben Elliston <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> >> * cppfiles.c (append_include_chain): Emit a warning if the
> >> directory specified in a -I flag does not exist.
> >> * cccp.c (new_include_prefix): Likewise.
> I'm not sure about this patch. Ignoring nonexistent directories is
> done because the default include path has several dirs on it that
> often don't exist, such as /usr/local/include and
> /usr/cpu-company-system/include. They are processed through the same
> function, and warning about them would be confusing.
Well, it's not too late....I haven't installed the patch yet. Zack's
point is a good one. Perhaps the warning should be limited to paths
specified using compile time options.
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