Re: Why is __unix__ defined, and not __WINDOWS__ ?
- Date: Sun, 12 May 2019 21:53:48 +0200
- From: Hans-Bernhard Bröker <HBBroeker@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: Why is __unix__ defined, and not __WINDOWS__ ?
Am 12.05.2019 um 20:22 schrieb Agner Fog:
> I have noticed that the gcc and clang compilers have defined the
> preprocessing macro __unix__, but not __WINDOWS__, _WIN32, or _WIN64
> when compiling a windows executable.
> Why is this?
Because it's correct that way. Cygwin runs on Windows, but it _is_ not
> A C/C++ program will check for these macros if it wants to know which
> operating system you are compiling for, and this will give the wrong
No. It gives the correct result.
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