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Preprocessor Message Is Incomplete

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Bug description:

The file and line# are not being included within a preprocessor error message. This makes it extremely difficult to find the cause of the error in larger programs.

 

Example code:

#include <system.h>

#define "forgot to put symbol name here"

void main(void)
{
porta = 1;
}

 

Although the compiler does display an error message with line# for the above error, it also displays this error:

Error: preprocessing error

In a large program with many errors, it is very difficult to find the cause of this error.

 

Expected behavior:

Include the file and line# in the error message.

 

Is the problem 100% reproduceable:

yes

 

Compiler:

BoostC

 

Compiler version:

7.1+

 

Target device:

PIC16F1827, etc.

 

OS:

Windows XP

 

don

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