Re: line numbers in code
On Fri, 25 May 2001, john gennard wrote:
> I'm having to look for certain lines in code and have been doing so
> by laboriously counting down the program. As many error messages
> make reference to line numbers, I feel sure there must be a simple
> way to locate say 'line 1267' How do people go about this?
> Thanks, John.
The C preprocessor has a __LINE__ directive that is replaced by the line
You can run *any* text through cpp (not just C program sources, I use it
for my Fortran codes:)
$echo '__LINE__' | cpp -P
(-P prevents the output of weird stuff for gcc )
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