Pestilential behaviour of gcc3.3 on Macs

Wolfgang Thaller wolfgang.thaller at
Thu Nov 27 12:09:16 EST 2003

> Yes I know this is really Apple's fault, but according to
> GCC3.html
> > The GCC 3.3 preprocessor inserts a new pragma, #pragma GCC  
> set_debug_pwd, as part
> > of the new Distributed Builds feature. (See below.) This may  
> surprise tools and
> > scripts that depended on the exact form of preprocessed output from  
> GCC. These
> > scripts should be rewritten to ignore unrecognized pragmas.
> Would it be possible for GHC to ignore this line?  Otherwise ghc -cpp  
> is going to
> fall over with gcc3.3 on Macs.

Yes, GHC 6.2 and later will ignore that line.



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