Reserved keywords in source: was RE: [Python-Dev] Assign to errno allowed?
Wed, 25 Sep 2002 11:35:56 -0400
On 25 Sep 2002 at 11:32, Guido van Rossum wrote:
> > In C mode, this shouldn't matter. But MS's EVT compiler considers
> > "finally" to be a reserved word. I had to change all of these
> > too. (I used local_finally or some such thing)
> This compiler seems to fly in the face of the C std whenever it can.
> What are they trying to accomplish?
World domination, what else?
I'm not sure, but I think my latest version of Metrowerks has the same issue.
In any case, using "finally" eliminates the possibility of compiling the core as C++,
regardless of the compiler being used.
I thought I remember seeing a thread on the subject of C++ compilation somewhere.
So, the suggested Errno class hack would work, except I still have to change
all the finally's. I suspect there are other issues with C++ compilation that I am
not aware of.
I'm not proposing anything specific here, just rambling. I need to answer your
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