div.c and other questions

Vincent Lefevre vincent at vinc17.org
Tue Sep 28 09:46:22 CEST 2004

On 2004-09-27 17:17:50 +0200, Michel Bardiaux wrote:
> I've looked in the doc for MV-VisualStudio.NET aka MSVC++7.0. The 
> *compiler* has no knowledge of "near" and "far" (concept gone since 
> MSVC++1.52 actually!) They are hash-defined to empty string by windef.h, 
> and no header file shipped by MS uses near or far - *except* windef.h 
> itself! Beurk.

Why is windef.h included?

> Anyway, I see only 2 possibilities:
> (1) Consider "near" and "far" as de facto reserved words.
> (2) Replace the windef.h by one that makes aboslutely no mention of
> near of far.

Fixing the compiler environment is always the best solution, if you
can do that.


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