Re: junk after endif
From: Matthew Sullivan (matthew_at_uq.edu.au)
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 15:51:08 +1000 To: Chuck Robey <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Chuck Robey wrote:
> in making the environment for my new sparc box, I'm building a new
> buildworld for the sparc, that that's giving me REAMS of useless
> errors about "junk at the end of the line", you know what it is from
> watching the error come up from cpp listings...except that these come
> from make, not from C code... having this come up in the situation I'm
> in, with zero (besides merely a KERNCONF) in the /etc/make.conf, then
> having this error come up so often it obscures the real listing is
> egregiously crazy.
> So, the fix falls into one of these categories:
> 1) there is a magic incantation I don't know, and don't have time to
> hunt down, that kills this warning in make, and I need to know this,
> but that's not the fix ... the fix is (possibly) to make the default
> action that this is NOT a warning.
> 2) I know that many folks like to do this to endif's, but it's an
> warning in C, and we should tell the folks who like it "tough" and
> take them out.
> However it's decided, to squish the warning or to squish the tags,
> it's unacceptable to leave those semantically useless warnings laying
> about, hiding real problems.
I got them when going from HEAD to RELENG_5_3 ... rm -r /usr/obj fixed it.
-- Matthew Sullivan Specialist Systems Programmer Information Technology Services The University of Queensland
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