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Old 10-23-2004, 12:09 PM   #1
stewag
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error-messages from gcc


Hello,

I wanted to compile a terminal-program for the serial port.

But I got a number of error-messages.
Perhaps somebody can help me.

This is the Makefile I used:

terminal: terminal.c
gcc -ggdb terminal.c -o terminal
clean:
rm -f *.o

Here are the error-messages

terminal.c: in function `main`
terminal.c:95:20 invalid suffix "Parm_Count" on integer constant
terminal.c:277: error: stray `\311` in program
terminal.c:277: error: stray `\254` in program
terminal.c:277: error: stray `\341` in program
terminal.c:277: error: stray `\220` in program
....

Unfortunately I don`t understand the numbers: 95:20, 277.
Parm_Count is used as an argument of main( ). The Line has the number 34 and not 95.
The characters \311, \254, etc. don`t appear in the program.

Here are a few lines:
The program comes from comptechdoc.org (linux_pgcserial.html).

#include <termios.h>
#include <stdio.h>
#include <unistd.h>
#include <fcntl.h>
#include <sys/signal.h>
#include <sys/types.h>

#define BAUDRATE B38400
#define MODEMDEVICE "/dev/ttyS1"
#define _POSIX_SOURCE 1 //POSIX compliant source
#define FALSE 0
#define TRUE 1

volatile int STOP=FALSE;

void signal_handler_IO (int status); //definition of signal handler
int wait_flag=TRUE; //TRUE while no signal received
char devicename[80];
long Baud_Rate = 38400; // default Baud Rate (110 through 38400)
long BAUD; // derived baud rate from command line
long DATABITS;
long STOPBITS;
long PARITYON;
long PARITY;
int Data_Bits = 8; // Number of data bits
int Stop_Bits = 1; // Number of stop bits
int Parity = 0; // Parity as follows:
// 00 = NONE, 01 = Odd, 02 = Even, 03 = Mark, 04 = Space
int Format = 4;
FILE *input;
FILE *output;
int status;

main(int Parm_Count, char *Parms[])
{
char version[80] = " POSIX compliant Communications test program version 1.00 4-25-1999\r\n";
char version1[80] = " Copyright(C) Mark Zehner/Peter Baumann 1999\r\n";
char version2[80] = " This code is based on a DOS based t
.....
}
 
Old 10-23-2004, 05:34 PM   #2
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The piece of code you sent compiles with no error with gcc.

What editor are you using ? it looks like your file is corrupted or has some formatting embedded.
 
Old 10-25-2004, 02:37 AM   #3
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Hi,

Once i get an error like this when using nedit editor...
try to open it on vi or emacs that these unknowns characters will probably appear...
 
Old 10-25-2004, 12:38 PM   #4
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Hello,

thank you for your help! Because you told me that it should work, I looked again at the source.
I found that the error! The line that caused the error was:
"for (i=1; i&#60Parm_Count; i++)"

Greetings from stewag
 
  


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