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On Thursday 23 August 2001 12:18, Brandon Gillespie wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 23, 2001 at 12:09:18PM -0300, Steve Mosher wrote:
> > Ahh, rock on, and thanks. Now my slew of questions (coming soon!) will be
> > less redundant.
> >
> > In the meantime, I've got one question that I don't think has been asked:
> >
> > Why is coldcore, nearly 50K lines of code, all in one source file? Is it
> > simply that coldcc has no #include directive? If so, couldn't that be
> > easily fixed?
> >
> > I've been trying to deduce a lot of the workings of ColdCore by looking
> > at the source, but 2 megs of source is difficult (to say the least) to
> > wade through.
> >
> > I have a perl script kicking around somewhere that can be used as a
> > preprocessor to implement #include (as it works in C, effectively), IIRC,
> > I did build some decent recursion handling into it. I can provide a copy
> > of it if you think it would be useful.
> There is a script in the genesis distribution (bin/dumpsplit) which
> will split and merge a textdump file.  The reason is that the textdump
> is really a raw 'export' format, and is not intended for general
> editing, but is still readable for emergency purposes.
> -Brandon

Ahh, okay, so I'm just naive or ignorant. =) Good enough. Thanks again.

Steve Mosher,
Mad Scientist