Strange GCC error: expected unqualified-id before ‘OTHER’ token
[28th January 2011]
A brief interlude in the undo/redo series. Just posting this here so that Google can index the answer.
Today, we were seeing a strange error coming from one of our source files when compiled with Apple's g++ 4.0.1:
error: expected unqualified-id before ‘OTHER’ token
The problem here is that the file has a byte order mark, which g++ doesn't seem to like (at least this not flavour of g++, anyway).
If you happen to be using Vim, this should fix it, I think:
:setlocal nobomb :w
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