New macro expander preamble

Zack Weinberg zackw@Stanford.EDU
Thu Oct 26 16:55:00 GMT 2000


On Wed, Oct 25, 2000 at 11:18:49PM +0100, Neil Booth wrote:
> My next few posts will be a large diff for a new macro expander.  It
> completes moving cpplib to token-at-a-time mode.  This was necessary
> to fix the rather broken expander currently being used, but
> necessarily involves modification of all internal code using the lexer
> as well as external interfaces.  Ugh.  From the following you would
> think it could be broken down to smaller pieces, which may well be
> true, but isn't trivial.

I'd like to thank you for this enormous effort.  I haven't had time to
read your patch in detail, but I like the overall outline.  This macro
expander will be a lot easier to maintain.

More detailed commentary later.

zw


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