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Issue C62118

Nested Includes can crash compiler
Submitted by: Jim Fisher     Appeared in: Compiler 6.21 or before     Fixed in: -
Problem

Essentially, the compiler crashes when Includes are nested to a depth greater than three. For example, "source.inf" includes "file1.h" which includes "file2.h" which, in turn, includes "file3.h." These three nested Include directives work fine. It is only when "file3.h" tries to Include another file that the compiler crashes.

Solution (by Jim W Lai)

A workaround is to increase the value of a #define in header.h called MAX_INCLUSION_DEPTH. I'm using the biplatform version of Inform, where it's set to 5. Setting it to be a larger number than is required should allow deeply nested files to compile.


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