cpphs and C++-style comments

Sven Panne sven.panne at aedion.de
Sat Sep 15 04:49:34 EDT 2007

On Friday 14 September 2007 22:06, Malcolm Wallace wrote:
> Hmm.  There could be a better solution.  Since no released version of
> cpphs has yet had the behaviour of stripping C eol // comments, (only
> the darcs version) there is still time to change the meaning of the
> flags.  In particular, we could swap --strip back to mean what it used
> to mean (the current --strip-c89 behaviour), and find a new name for the
> eol-stripping flag.

That seems to be the right way IMHO. Even if Cabal could include a hack around 
the problem, we don't want to impose this ugliness upon other build systems 
people might use.


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