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By: Tim DelChiaro
Abstract: This fix updates the behavior of command line switches used by the c command line preprocessor (cpp32.exe)
Hotfix 1 for RAD Studio 2010 (for C++Builder 2010) is now available at https://cc.embarcadero.com/item/27567.
This software patch is being provided to licensed users of Embarcadero RAD Studio 2010. Installation and use are governed by the license statement for Embarcadero RAD Studio 2010.
Product: Embarcadero RAD Studio, C++Builder
Update level: Update 4 / Update 5 (Database Pack)
Editions: Professional, Enterprise, Architect
Languages: English, German, French, Japanese
Quality Central Tracking Number(s): 79954
Internal Tracking Number(s): 273846
This fix updates the behavior of command line switches used by the c command line preprocessor (cpp32.exe). In early versions of C++Builder the documentation stated that the -P switch controlled the generation of line number information in the preprocessor output. The documentation however changed in C++ Builder 6 to no longer include that information. In C++Builder 2010, the preprocessor behavior was changed to match the compiler behavior more closely and -P now tells the preprocessor to parse source files as C++ regardless of file extension. The old behavior (-P-) to not generate line number information was removed. This fix restores that behavior with the -sl switch. This fix is recommended for users of ACE/TAO and anyone who used the -P- switch for the preprocessor.
1. Rename \\Program Files\Embarcadero\RAD Studio\7.0\bin\cpp32.exe to cpp32.bak
2. Place the new cpp32.exe in the \\Program Files\Embarcadero\RAD Studio\7.0\bin directory
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