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Re: [SG15] module source suffixes

From: Nathan Sidwell <nathan_at_[hidden]>
Date: Fri, 30 Aug 2019 11:50:52 -0400
On 8/29/19 1:02 PM, Olga Arkhipova via SG15 wrote:
> I’d like to better understand the reasons why people find new file
> extension for module interface sources problematic/undesirable. Can
> somebody describe some scenarios where new extension will cause problems
> while having modules with old extension will not?

The compiler, editor build system & users will all need teaching about
the new extension.

Some build systems presume the file's basename is sufficiently unique to
use as a key.


Nathan Sidwell

Received on 2019-08-30 10:53:00