Re: 2.4.5 and gcc v3 final

From: Andreas Bombe (
Date: Mon Jun 25 2001 - 17:41:49 EST

On Sun, Jun 24, 2001 at 01:33:51PM -0400, Horst von Brand wrote:
> What gcc objects to is stuff like:
> "This is a nice long string
> that just goes on
> and on\n"
> which is illegal in C AFAIU. It does not object to:
> "This long string"
> "spans several lines, "
> "but legally.\n"

But the first example contains three newlines, the second just one. A
thing to keep in mind when going around fixing these multi line strings,
explicit newlines have to be added.

Andreas E. Bombe <>    DSA key 0x04880A44
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