[freetds] PHP+MSSQL compile on AIX 5.1
Lowden, James K
LowdenJK at bernstein.com
Thu Jun 24 09:49:14 EDT 2004
> From: Martin Spott
> Sent: June 24, 2004 1:58 AM
> There are several occurrences of comments starting with "/**", for
> example src/tds/mem.c (last line), src/tds/token.c, read.c, write.c
> I just tried compiling the current CVS source and my compiler doesn't
> stop barking:
> mem.c:1596:3704: warning: "/*" within comment
> mem.c:2015:1: warning: null character(s) ignored
> mem.c:2015: error: stray '\4' in program
> mem.c:2015: error: stray '\16' in program
> mem.c:2015:3693: warning: null character(s) ignored
> mem.c:2015:3698: invalid suffix "Ff" on integer constant
> mem.c:2015: error: stray '\210' in program
Martin, what do those numbers mean? They're not line numbers:
$ wc -l src/tds/mem.c
I'd be happy to fix the sources if I understood where the problems were.
But: there's nothing wrong with '/**' or even '/*********'. We use '/**' to delineate Doxygen inputs.
The warning is probably about nested comments, e.g.:
* stuff stuff
* more stuff /* nested comment */
Most compilers terminate the comment block with the first appearance of '*/', causing a syntax error at the enclosing '*/'.
> After removing these traps things don't look that bad -
> unfortunately I
> don't have any Sybase server at home so I cant' test this build (does
> anyone have a cheap ASE for AIX ? ;-)
I can give you an account on a 12.5 machine we use for testing. Remind me at jklowden at schemamania.org if you don't hear from me by Monday.
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