[Developers] Re: [Cactuseinstein-cvs] DEVELOPMENT CVS "CactusEinstein/IDAxiBrillBH/src IDAxiBrillBH.F"

Tom Goodale goodale at cct.lsu.edu
Tue Oct 4 14:00:57 CDT 2005

On Tue, 4 Oct 2005, Erik Schnetter wrote:

> On Oct 4, 2005, at 12:30:56, Tom Goodale wrote:
>> Update of /cactusdevcvs/CactusEinstein/IDAxiBrillBH/src
>> In directory cvs.cct.lsu.edu:/tmp/cvs-serv5090
>> Modified Files:
>>     IDAxiBrillBH.F
>> Log Message:
>> Removing single quotes from comments as preprocessors don't like them.
> Didn't we fix this with FPP and FPPFLAGS?  The perl cpp knows how to handle 
> that, and most other cpps have a flag for that, e.g. "-traditional" with the 
> GNU cpp.
> What machine and what configuration are you using?
> Single quotes in comments is just one problem.  There are many others, e.g. 
> Fortran operators, where the dots are mistaken for numbers, and Fortran 
> strings which are not parsed correctly.  I think we need to avoid using an 
> ANSI cpp at all for Fortran code.  Maybe a configure stage check against that 
> would be in order?

This was on the sr8000.  Since the file used to compile fine there, this 
was the quickest fix, and is the most common problem.


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