On Tue, 20 Aug 2002 16:01:04 -0400 you wrote:
>> In binutils-2.11.90-20010915 I can use:
>> gcc -o nul test.o
>> and allworks fine.
EB> Are you sure?
Yes. Of course. And it works with gcc.
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gcc.EXE (GCC) 3.2 (mingw special 20020817-1)
Copyright (C) 2002 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO
warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
C:\1\bin>gcc.exe -c -o nul test.cc
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No any error.
EB> Isn't it a Win32/msdos feature? Isn't NUL a device name and not usable
EB> as a file name on FAT?
I don't need file name 'nul'. I want run command without creating output
file. I don't need this file. With gcc (2.95, 3.1, 3.2) it works fine.
With binutils-2.11.90-20010915 it works fine. But with
binutils-2_12_90-20020518 and higher it doesn't work.