[Vm-dev] Gnuification fails when compiling unix VM with latest VMMaker source

K. K. Subramaniam subbukk at gmail.com
Tue Mar 9 03:24:54 UTC 2010

On Monday 08 March 2010 11:25:03 pm Adrian Lienhard wrote:
> The second issue was that the gawk output didn't compile because the jump
> table macros were all like "CASE(0)", i.e., the argument was not
> incremented. In cmake/gnuify.awk I commented out the line print " CASE("
> (($NF) + 0) ")";
> and commented in the line
> print " CASE(" $3 ")";

$NF is an awk idiom for the last word in input line. The code works if input 
source has lines like:
   case 255:
But if there are intervening comment words or spaces between number and colon, 
then the code will break. E.g.
   case /*RETURN*/ 254 :

What did the input line look like in this case?


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