Subject: bsd.*.mk: ".cpp" not recognized as C++?
To: NetBSD tech-toolchain mailinglist <>
From: Hauke Fath <hauke@Espresso.Rhein-Neckar.DE>
List: tech-toolchain
Date: 11/13/1999 11:55:40

while trying to build IBM's open-source Java compiler "jikes" on NetBSD, I
found that BSD make does not recognize the wintel style C++ file extension
"*.cpp" for a C++ source file. While I would not debate that .C looks much
nicer ;) there are a lot of C++ sources with wintel origin  out there.

Would we want to add this, or is there any easy way of teaching the make
system about equivalences ("treat .cpp like .C)?


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