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Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.3dev.14: compile error

From: Klaus Weide
Subject: Re: lynx-dev lynx2.8.3dev.14: compile error
Date: Sun, 7 Nov 1999 13:22:50 -0600 (CST)

On Fri, 5 Nov 1999, Philip Webb wrote:
> 991104 Klaus Weide wrote: 
> > so what do you have for JUMPFILE in userdefs.h?
> > Something not in "quotes"?
> yes, the final  */  had escaped deletion.
> is that a universal problem in C or only in this compiler (gcc)?
> ok ok! i know the problem is my oversight, not C's (smile),
> but Joe User out there could be caught very easily:
> shouldn't the compiler say: "the quotes have closed: end of definition"?

No, it would be completely legitimate to define

#define SOMETHING  "some string" some_more_stuff

and expect the some_more_stuff to become part of the expansion of
SOMETHING.  Just a bit more unusual.


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