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Re: RFA: Bring ObjC init/finalization into line with C

On Monday, December 17, 2001, at 02:48 , Neil Booth wrote:

>> concerned, this is just the opening salvo.  My ongoing work is on
>> depriving ObjC of its own control flow -- instead, pieces of ObjC
>> get called at crucial moments from C or C++ via a bunch of
>> maybe_objc_...()
>> hooks.
> Hmm.  I'm not a big fan of those.  I was even trying to think of clean
> ways of getting rid of them.

How else would you go about this (where "this" == "allowing ObjC
to sit on top of either C or C++")?  I'm open to suggestions. :)
> One way is, of course, compiling twice with conditional compilation.
> But didn't satisfy my idea of clean 8-)

Compiling twice is something I would like to avoid -- the compiler build
is gargantuan as it is...

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