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Re: C PreProcessor GCC-specific features ideas.


On 23 April 2014 09:03, David Brown <david@westcontrol.com> wrote:
> Again, this is stepping /way/ outside the appropriate bounds of a
> built-in pre-processor.
>
> I don't disagree with the idea of improving upon autotools.  But I don't
> think adding features to the pre-processor is the way to go.

I completely agree.


> The big step would be to support modules in cooperation with LLVM, and
> thus eliminate "#include":

>From what it seems, this is the only sane thing to do in the compiler.

While that's not an option, Make magic looks a lot less dirty than any
pre-processor extension.

cheers,
--renato


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