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Re: gcc 2.95.3-1 and -mwin32
On Sun, Mar 18, 2001 at 01:05:34PM +1100, Robert Collins wrote:
>> #ifndef WIN32
>> #define WIN32
>> #ifndef _WIN32
>> #define _WIN32
>I don't think the software being ported should ever define WIN32 itself.
>It'd be like defining glibc_version (or whatever that value is called)
>Setting it for gcc is one thing, and quite appropriate. As far as w32api
>goes, I haven't investigated and thus won't comment..
Including /usr/include/w32api and not allowing the header files to define
WIN32 constants would be equivalent to not including /usr/include/w32api
at all. The users would get confusing error messages.
Microsoft's windows headers seem to define WIN32 constants in a number of
places. I don't see anything wrong with this practice.