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Old 02-06-2004, 08:29 AM   #1
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gcc bug?

I made the following program and get an error line10 when compiling with
gcc 3.3.2.

#define DEF1

#ifdef DEF1

printf("Hello world");

"DEF1 must be defined
DEF1 must be defined"
#endif /* DEF1 */

Bit strange to have a compilation error here since DEF1 is defined.
If I remove both " after #else it's Ok. Also if I remove the \n at the end
of DEF1 must be defined.

Seems like a preprocessor bug, isn't it?

Old 02-06-2004, 09:45 AM   #2
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"DEF1 must be defined  \
DEF1 must be defined"
#endif /* DEF1 */
Plus, cpp (the preprocessor) expects valid stuff in there, not just an
improperly terminated string.
Old 02-07-2004, 07:44 AM   #3
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Thanks but actually my question is is it a bug of this gcc version?
Because I do not have this error with other gcc versions.


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