file extension case sensitive

Peter Gerwinski peter at gerwinski.de
Wed Aug 22 09:39:13 CEST 2012


Jay Michael wrote:
>      The automatic selection of source language based on the extension
> of an input file seems to be case-sensitive.

That's intentional. For example, the suffix ".C" means "C++ source",
while ".c" means "C source".

Use "-x pascal" to make gpc recognize Pascal source without looking
at the extension.

> gpc JSM4.PAS
> gpc: Internal GPC problem: internal option `--amtmpfile' not given

The error message is misleading, of course.

    Peter
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