Ticket #1041 (new todo)
Opened 4 years ago
pmc2c silently ignores bad code
|Reported by:||coke||Owned by:|
Originally reported in RT
Summary of that ticket (quoting allison)
Pmc2c is just a series of regular expressions. It looks for specific patterns, and if it finds them, builds relevant C code out of them. It has no ability to check for arbitrary syntax that *doesn't* match a pattern. It's a preprocessor (macro substitution), not a language parser. What could be done is have it dump anything leftover after the extraction into the resulting C file. Then you'd get a C error on compilation.
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