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Bug description:

Fails to compile multiple line comments containing '/*'

 

Error message: Bug1.c(14): EOF in comment

 

Steps to reproduce:

Compile sample code

 

Expected behavior:

Compile without error or warning

 

Is the problem 100% reproducible:

Always occurs

 

IDE version: SourceBoost IDE version 6.35

Compiler: BoostC

Compiler version: 6.35

Target device: PIC16F877A

OS: Windows XPpro SP2

 

#include <system.h>

volatile unsigned char c;

void main()
{
 c = 1;
 /* this is a nested comment bug /* */
 while (c)
 {
   c++;
 }
}

 

SourceBoost IDE seems to use the correct rules for nested comments in C.

 

Work around:

1 - Don't put '/*' in a comment.

2 - Don't try to nest multiple line comments.

 

How annoying is this? (0=Win lottery, 9=Root channel) : 2

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