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Re: w32api header problems


Wednesday, 09 January, 2002 Jean le Roux wrote:

JlR> On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 04:47:18PM +0300, egor duda wrote:
>> JlR> I've done this but <windows.h> seems to leave my code in a tangle :)
>> JlR> I suddenly have parse errors in my own header files, on normal
>> JlR> function declerations. I can only deduce that windows.h is leaving an
>> JlR> open ifdef or has unterminated strings or something silly.
>> it's easy to find out what the reason is. gcc has a very useful option
>> '--save-temps'. it instructs preprocessor, compiler and assembler to
>> leave their temporary files in place, so if you compiling, say, zzz.c,
>> you'll get zzz.i (output of preprocessor), zzz.s (assembly source --
>> output of compiler) and zzz.o (compiled binary object). You want to
>> look into zzz.i it shows what your source file turns into, and it's
>> almost always easy to see why.

JlR> Fair enough.. but how do i turn it on with autotools.. configure does
JlR> not seem to support such a flag.

1st way: redirect make output to file, cut'n'paste the failed
command. then add the option and run resulting command.
2nd way: edit Makefile to add this option in the appropriate place
(usually, CFLAGS or CXXFLAGS) then run 'make zzz.o'

Egor.   ICQ 5165414 FidoNet 2:5020/496.19

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