make and Watcom's wrc
Fri Jan 9 13:40:00 GMT 1998
I'm not claiming to know anything about this, just giving you something
else to try. Try the command without the quotes. I say this because of
experiences I've had with MSDOS eating quotes that should have remained.
Therefore, I believe that wrc is actually seeing the definition without
the quotes. Just guessing but it's worth a try.
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>Date: Fri, 9 Jan 1998 09:16:54 +0100 (MET)
>From: mesc <email@example.com>
>Subject: make and Watcom's wrc
>I've got a problem in driving Watcom's resource compiler (wrc)
>by gnuwin32 make. I have to call the rc with this command line
> wrc -bt=nt -r -DFOO="88.55" -FO=xxx.res xxx.rc
>The wrc responds with 'syntax error near "88.66"'. When I use the
>same command in a normal DOS box everything goes fine. The problem
>seems to be, that the wrc doesn't get the quotes ("). I tried some
>constructs, like "\"88.66\"", with no success. I even tried to
>invoke a .bat file with the command from the makefile. It doesn't
>work too! When I call the .bat file in a normal DOS box it works.
>I could use a workaround and let sed edit the xxx.res on the
>fly and then call the wrc without the -DFOO="88.55" but maybe
>there is a better solution.
>Could please anyone give me a hint how to solve this problem?
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