problems with "stdafx.h"

Posted on 2004-04-02
Last Modified: 2008-02-01

I'm developing cross-platform application using C++.
I want to include "stdafx.h" header file only when compiling in Microsoft Visual C++.


#if defined (_MSC_VER)
#include "stdafx.h"

int main()

When compiling using Microsoft Visual C++, I get:

"fatal error C1019: unexpected #endif"

What should I do for condition including "stdafx.h" ???
Question by:NetwrkGuru
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Expert Comment

ID: 10740116
you should use
#ifdef _MSC_VER
#include "stdafx.h"
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Expert Comment

ID: 10740125
In fact it's the same :)
I think you have some unmatch #endif in your stdafx.h
Could you post it?
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Expert Comment

by:Karl Heinz Kremer
ID: 10740179
What's in your stdafx.h? It's possible that the unmatched #if is in one of your include files, and not the .cpp file.
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Author Comment

ID: 10740603
stdafx.h contains standart stuff after creating standart Win32 console application using VC++ wizard.
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Expert Comment

ID: 10740625
please post it for check in order to get more help.
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Accepted Solution

lakshman_ce earned 50 total points
ID: 10740982
In Visual studio,
select your proeject->go to settings->C++->precompiled headers (select from drop down)
give the option Not using precompiled headers. This will enable you to compile in VC++ without stdafx.h and also the same code can be used for compiling on AIX or anywhere else.


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