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Re: What do you Hate about Subversion?

From: Victor A. Wagner Jr. <vawjr_at_rudbek.com>
Date: 2007-01-29 06:11:21 CET

At 18:51 2007-01-28, Andreas Schweigstill wrote:
>Victor A. Wagner Jr. schrieb:
>>And any project that actually CARES about the
>>line difference has some serious architecture/design problems.
>The C compiler and assembler from ARM ADS 1.x arent't able to create
>proper line numbering in the debug information when the source file has
>mixed EOL style. I found out that it determines EOL style only
>from the first line of source code. I don't know if ARM/Norcroft fixed
>this problem on newer versions (RDS).
>There are also some problems with C preprocessor definitions. Example:
> foo(x);
>#define DEBUG
> do_something_very_important();
>#if DEBUG
> bar();
>#endif /* DEBUG */
>When the compiler assumes CR/LF line endings the call of
>do_something_very_important() can become a part of the macro definition
>DEBUG. Especially if macros are used only as flags and never be expanded
>as source code (like the DEBUG switch) there won't be a compiler message
>(error or just warning) telling that do_something_very_important() will
>never be executed.
>With best regards
>Andreas Schweigstill

I guess you didn't understand. That system has
some serious architecture/design flaws.

>Dipl.-Phys. Andreas Schweigstill
>Schweigstill IT | Embedded Systems
>Schauenburgerstraße 116, D-24118 Kiel, Germany
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