ImportC + metaprogramming?
schveiguy at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 16:38:11 UTC 2022
On 1/16/22 9:34 AM, max haughton wrote:
> On Sunday, 16 January 2022 at 08:13:37 UTC, Walter Bright wrote:
>> In this PR,
>> I added the ability for an ImportC file to import a D file. The
>> initial purpose was so that core.stdc.stdarg could be imported to
>> support variadics in C, without reimplementing them.
>> I realized that this actually works - ImportC code can call D code!
>> even use D templates!
>> So then I got to thinking "what the hell have I unleashed?"
>> I think I just destroyed dtoh.
> So we inject this into all C files before compilation? Or modify all the
> system headers?
The current expectation with ImportC is first you have to write a C file
which imports what you want to convert, run it through the preprocessor,
and then you compile it with D.
So it would go in that shim.
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