[Ffmpeg-devel] [PATCH] near is a special keyword

Dave Dodge dododge
Fri Mar 3 12:15:24 CET 2006

On Thu, Mar 02, 2006 at 01:29:10PM -0000, M?ns Rullg?rd wrote:
> Jan Knutar said:
> > Actually, I think comments get stripped before the preprocessor, but
> > otherwise you're right.
> Normally the preprocessor strips comments.

I think what he's referring to is that if you go by the C Standard,
there's 8 distinct translation phases.  By the time preprocessing
directives and macro replacement are handled in phase 4, comments are
already gone (having been replaced by single whitespaces in phase 3).

                                                  -Dave Dodge

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