is there a macro that prints the incoming param list?
kline at thought.org
Mon Jun 1 01:47:08 UTC 2009
On Mon, Jun 01, 2009 at 10:23:01AM +0900, till plewe wrote:
> On Mon, Jun 1, 2009 at 10:06 AM, Gary Kline <kline at thought.org> wrote:
> > is there any marco that printfs the incoming list, or am i asking too much of the
> > compiler at runtime?
> > example:
> > main (int argc, char *argv)
> > with this macro might print:
> > "2", "testinput"
> > and baz(char *file, int count)
> > similarly might print,
> > "testinput", "47"
> > i'm probably asking the impossible, but this is certainly the place to
> > ask.
> > thanks,
> > gary
> > ps: i'm looking to create a DEBUG header.
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> How is the macro supposed to know how to print the arguments?
> There may be user defined types.
> The simplest way would be to add a printf statement after each
> function definition.
yeah, this is what i've done by hand. printfs at first, then gdb
> You could write scripts which generate the format strings for you from
> your header files and then use a (variadic) macro which expects that you have
> generated a table which contains for each function name the corresponding
> format string and argument list.
a script might work, thanks for the idea. but it's enought to have been
reminded of the gcc macros .
Gary Kline kline at thought.org http://www.thought.org Public Service Unix
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