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Subject: Re: Undefining a compiler 's predefined macro
From: Ville Voutilainen (ville.voutilainen_at_[hidden])
Date: 2020-03-22 05:22:31


On Sun, 22 Mar 2020 at 12:12, Edward Diener via Std-Discussion
<std-discussion_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>
> Is it valid C++ to undefine a compiler's predefined macro ? According to
> the C++ standard, in 19.8.4:
>
> If any of the pre-defined macro names in this subclause, or the
> identifier defined, is the subject of a #define
> or a #undef preprocessing directive, the behavior is undefined.
>
> But if a compiler has a documented predefined macro which is not in the
> subclause is it valid C++ to undefine that macro, and must a C++
> standard conforming compiler allow it ?

No, and no. Do you have an example of such a macro? Do you think it's
valid to name it
in your program, considering http://eel.is/c++draft/lex.name#3 ?


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