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C Comments Not Parsed Correctly?

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Bug description:

A /* ... */ comment appears to be terminating incorrectly.

 

Steps to reproduce:

Put these 3 comment lines into a .c file and compile:

 

/*

* //This is a commented out comment with a space after the *

*/

 

You will get unexpected identifier error.

If you add one more space between the '*' and the first '/' in line 2, the error goes away.

 

 

Expected behaviour:

I would not expect '* /'(space in the middle) to terminate a /* ... */ comment.

The IDE parser correctly shows the comment continuing.

 

Is the problem 100% reproduceable:

So far!

 

IDE version: 6.95

Compiler: BoostC

Compiler version: 6.95

Target device: PICXXXXX

OS: Windows XP

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