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Re: Woody: What's the proper name of the C++ lib?

On Thu, Sep 19, 2002 at 04:11:46PM +0200, Holger Rauch wrote:
> On Thu, 19 Sep 2002, Colin Watson wrote:
> > Just strip it down as far as you can by experiment. If all else fails, I
> > imagine the maintainers would be happy enough if you ran a sample source
> > file through the preprocessor and gave them the output (if you're at
> > liberty to do so).
> Sorry, but I dont't quite understand what preprocessor output has to do
> with the linker. Doesn't a linker link *object files* together to form a
> single executable?

I was assuming that it was possible to trigger the error with a single
file. My main point is that it's better to provide preprocessed source
rather than unpreprocessed source, because then it's easier to reproduce
the problem somewhere other than on your system.


Colin Watson                                  [cjwatson@flatline.org.uk]

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