Escape sequence/parse errors

Zack Weinberg zack@wolery.cumb.org
Wed Sep 6 19:19:00 GMT 2000


On Thu, Sep 07, 2000 at 02:48:17AM +0200, Philipp Thomas wrote:
> * Michael Vance (briareos@lokigames.com) [20000906 21:05]:
> > On Wed, Sep 06, 2000 at 08:45:51PM +0200, Philipp Thomas wrote:
> > 
> > > the path but rather '/'. AFAIK there's no way to turn off that error but
> > 
> > Well, it was generated on a Win32 system, which seems entirely
> > reasonable to me.
> > 
> > > either fix the generated file or bison.
> > 
> > Well, it's auto-generated, and that would be rather tedious, wouldn't
> > it? As for the second, is there some sort of spec that mandates that
> > gcc needs to parse # directives as having escape sequences?
> 
> I'll have to leave the answer to that question up to Zack, who's far more
> nowledgeable than me in this area.

Yes, it is required by the standard - see my earlier message for
chapter and verse.  I don't like it, but them's the breaks (anyone
wanna file a Defect Report?)

zw


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