Help compiling an idl for an Add-in

Bjoern Michaelsen bjoern.michaelsen at
Mon Nov 9 03:39:26 PST 2015


On Mon, Nov 09, 2015 at 10:58:20AM +0100, Stephan Bergmann wrote:
> The SDK's idlc calls out to a C preprocessor to preprocess the .idl files.
> Normally, it calls the ucpp executable next to itself in the SDK's bin dir.
> I assume that something is broken in the Ubuntu setup, and that idlc calls
> some other preprocessor in a way that does not work.

Ubuntu uses cpp as provided by gcc. This is known not to work with gcc-4.8, but
so far there was no indication for me that it doesnt work with later versions
of gcc.

@lucass: What gcc version do you have installed? (What does "cpp --version" say?)



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