Vivian Meazza writes:
> Andy Ross wrote:
> > Vivian Meazza wrote:
> > > I have the same problem with Main/renderer.cxx. Your solution (or
> > > one very like it) solves the problem. I guess near/far are reserved
> > > words in Cygwin?
> > 
> > Goodness, that brings back memories.  The near and far keywords are
> > holdovers from 16 bit DOS compilers.  They are still defined (as
> > noops) for compatibility with ancient code.
> I'm amazed that you can remember all that! And so long ago! Very interesting
> explanation. Thanks.

That kind of pain is not easily forgotten :-)

Seriously 'near' and 'far' should be considered 'reserved words' that belong 
to the prehistoric days and be permanently banned from contemporary use 


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