Subject: Re: Making the (asm) world safe for modern cpp
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Jim Wise <email@example.com>
Date: 09/19/2003 10:21:15
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On Fri, 19 Sep 2003, der Mouse wrote:
>> One of the reasons is that .S files do go through the preprocessor
>> and assembler comments are not preprocessor comments.
>Of course, the fundamental problem here is the use of a C-specific tool
>(the C preprocessor) to process non-C text - the same basic problem
>that X's imake suffers from.
True in principle, but the benefit of doing so (being able to share .h
files between assembly and c sources) is pretty major.
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