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RE: bug in gcc3.3.1
On Fri, 5 Dec 2003, Jörg Schaible wrote:
> Brian Ford wrote on Thursday, December 04, 2003 10:47 PM:
> > On Thu, 4 Dec 2003, Jörg Schaible wrote:
> >> email@example.com wrote on Thursday, December 04, 2003 2:38 PM:
> >>> what was the reason for dropping the support?
> >>> ( I have to now fix few lines of code!!)
> >> It is not ANSI compatible and therefore not portable.
> > In case you didn't know, ANSI defined string literal concatination:
> > "This is "
> > "one sentence."
> > is the same as:
> > "This is one sentence."
> But the poster refers:
> printf (" ......
> xxx ", ..)
> This is not ANSI!
> In case you did not know ...
The "you" above was meant to refer to the poster. I just thought no one
had offered him a simple standard compliant alternative.
"This is not ANSI!" is good to know, but "This is ANSI and does the same
thing." is usually better.
Senior Realtime Software Engineer
VITAL - Visual Simulation Systems
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