[mercury-users] Ouch! The .m extension and Objective-C

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Sun Aug 19 01:20:53 AEST 2001

On 18-Aug-2001, Roy Ward <roy at videoscript.com> wrote:
> I'm in the possibly unusual situation of being someone
> who deveops in both Mercury and Objective-C (just
> starting on Objective-C). As you may know, there is
> an extension conflict here. (I'm not using them in the
> same project yet, but I can see wanting to do that one
> day - Objective-C with cocoa is suitable for front ends
> and Mercury is great for engines).

Even if that is the case, I don't think it is likely to be a significant
problem.  Mercury's build system, Mmake, will work fine even if there
are Objective-C files that use the `.m' extension in the same directory
as Mercury files.

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