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Subject: Re: [SG15] module source suffixes
From: Nathan Sidwell (nathan_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-08-30 10:50:52


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

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Nathan Sidwell

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