String.h vs string.h bug...

Geoffrey Noer noer@cygnus.com
Fri Apr 25 14:48:00 GMT 1997


> Very simply, when compiling a C++ program that includes <string.h>, 
> the preprocessor includes <String.h> from the C++ include directory, 
> instead of the (lower case) string.h from the C include dir.

This is a known problem with the beta 17.1 release.  It will be fixed
in the upcoming beta 18 release.

The solution is to rename the conflicting files and then create a map file
for the compiler which maps the correct names to the new names.  Thus
String.h becomes _string.h and header.gcc contains a mapping from
String.h to _string.h.

-- 
Geoffrey Noer
noer@cygnus.com
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