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Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2003 17:44:00 +0200
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Subject: Re: djgpp: djgpp/include/string.h,strings.h
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> Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2003 12:24:25 +0000
> From: Richard Dawe <rich AT phekda DOT freeserve DOT co DOT uk>
> > 
> > Richard, did you try to see whether an old GCC version swallows this
> > successfully?  Like compile a program with GCC 2.7.2.x or 2.8?
> [snip]
> 
> Er, no. But I don't see why I wouldn't work. gcc 3.x currently defaults to C89
> mode, which means it doesn't define __STDC_VERSION__. So when it comes to
> evaluating this #if/#endif, gcc 2.x and gcc 3.x should behave the same,
> which their default settings (e.g.: no -std=c<whatever> or
> -std=gnu<whatever>).

We introduce this for the benefit of older versions of GCC.  So I
think we should test this with those older versions, to make sure we
don't break those users who still have them installed.

> Oh. Or do you mean the line-continuation charactre in the multi-line
> #if/#endif?

I mean everything ;-)

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