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Re: `#error' vs string literal

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: `#error' vs string literal
Date: Tue, 7 Mar 2006 18:05:24 +0100
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Hi Jim,

* Jim Meyering wrote on Tue, Mar 07, 2006 at 05:20:52PM CET:
> Ralf Wildenhues <address@hidden> wrote:
> >
> > |         * md5.c: Use `#error' rather than a string literal to provoke 
> > failure.
> > |         * sha1.c: Likewise.
> >
> > I could not find corresponding discussion or bug reports.  What's the
> > gist of this?
> There had been uses of #error in coreutils for so long without
> complaint, so I felt comfortable with making the above change.

Oh, ok.

> Paul, have you found a reasonable porting target (always the key :-)
> on which #error doesn't work?

D'oh, now I found it:
So, the MIPSpro compilers don't work.


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