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Re: gcc 2.8.0 problems

jdassen@wi.leidenuniv.nl writes:
> On Mon, Jan 26, 1998 at 10:19:24AM +0100, Michael Meskes wrote:
> > After installing gcc/cpp 2.8.0 I cannot use the X developments tools
> > anymore. That is xmkmf generates a Makefile that isn't able to compile
> > anything.
> I reported this as #17307: cpp no longer does recursive macro expansions.
> For now, perhaps the best solution is to install a pre-2.8.0 cpp with
> --force-depends.

So is this a bug in Imake or in cpp?

> > Also makedepend doesn't seem to work anymore. It doesn't find include files
> > under /usr/lib/gcc-lib/i486-linux/2.8.0/include.
> I'm not familiar with makedepend. Can you strace it to see whether it is
> perhaps calling cpp?

No, it doesn't seem to do that. Could it be that it has the paths hardcoded?
This seems kind of strange since I never experienced this problem during
other gcc upgrades.


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