Migrating away from using cpp for startx and xinitrc in xinit
Carsten Haitzler (The Rasterman)
raster at rasterman.com
Tue Feb 10 03:04:05 PST 2015
On Mon, 9 Feb 2015 23:39:06 -0800 Jeremy Huddleston Sequoia
<jeremyhu at freedesktop.org> said:
> It seems that using cpp for startx and xinitrc in the xinit port is coming
> back to bite us now as different C preprocessors don't exactly process non-C
> files in ways that we might want.
> Does anyone have any strong opinions about this state of affairs and how we
> should address it? If not, I'll mull it over for a while and try to figure
> something out.
we had this problem long ago and solved it by shipping our own cpp:
it's not actually "ours" - it's an ancient stand-alone gpl stand-alone cpp that
we KNOW works and outputs exactly what we expect/want. you could do the same.
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