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Sourceboost 5.8

BoostC 1.9.2

OS: XP sp2


A little project with 2 files




#pragma CLOCK_FREQ 20000000

#include <system.h>

#include "main.h"


void main()


struct DateTime dt;


while (1)






void setDateTime(struct DateTime *date)







#ifndef _structTest_h_

#define _structTest_h_


// PCF8583 Clock registers

#define control 0x00

#define hundredths 0x01

#define seconds 0x02

#define minutes 0x03

#define hours 0x04

#define date 0x05

#define months 0x06

#define timer 0x07

#define alarm_ctrl 0x08

#define alarm_hundreds 0x09

#define alarm_seconds 0x0a

#define alarm_minutes 0x0b

#define alarm_hours 0x0c

#define alarm_date 0x0d

#define alarm_month 0x0e

#define alarm_timer 0x0f

#define ramzero 0x10


enum WeekDay


MO = 1,

TU = 2,

WE = 3,

TH = 4,

FR = 5,

SA = 6,

SU = 7



struct Date


char year;

char month;

char day;

char weekDay;



struct Time


char hour;

char min;

char sec;

char timezone;



struct DateTime


struct Date d;

struct Time t;



void setDateTime(struct DateTime *date);





When I try to compile this then I've got this message




"D:\Program Files\SourceBoost\boostc.pic16.exe" -t PIC16F877A StructTest.c


BoostC Optimizing C Compiler Version 1.9.2 Beta (for PIC16 architecture)


Copyright© 2004-2005 Pavel Baranov

Copyright© 2004-2005 David Hobday



structTest.h(56): error: missing right paren


Failed to locate output file 'StructTest.obj'





But I think mu code is ok.


A strange thing is when I put all the "#define" in comment then there is no error



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#define date           0x05 
void setDateTime(struct DateTime *date);


This is the problem. You define 'date' as a constant and than use it as function argument.




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