[fpc-devel] Macro Processing

Marco van de Voort marcov at stack.nl
Fri May 13 12:18:48 CEST 2011

In our previous episode, Joerg Schuelke said:
> The thoughts about further improvement of the macro capabilities of the
> compiler are now so far along that I can post this paper. But it is not
> that short, about three pages.

I'm with Michael with this. While I see some valid usecases, I think the
way to introduce a solution (macros) is worse than the problem.

Also I want to stress again what Florian said, namely that macro support is
not a solution for easy header conversion. It might look that way, but won't

For large scale and/or specialistic use, simply preprocess the sources
before compiling.

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