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, 17 Feb 2011
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Whatever, I agree with you, it would be worse in C / C++ code using macros.Suppose you got a multiline macro like this:#define some_macro \ do_something_1(); \ do_something_2();And using this macro without parenthesis:if(...) some_macro;orfor(...) ...
Whatever, I agree with you, it would be worse in C / C++ code using macros.
Suppose you got a multiline macro like this:
 
#define some_macro \
    do_something_1(); \
    do_something_2();
And using this macro without parenthesis:
if(...)
    some_macro;
or
for(...)
    some_macro;
Only do_something_1() will be executed internally in those if / for blocks and do_something_2() is treated as an external statement.
So I'm used to add a pair of { } there, and even surround multiline macros with them in C / C++ like:
#define some_macro \
    { \
        do_something_1(); \
        do_something_2(); \
    }
That would be better I think.

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GeneralStill evil, since "if (whatever) some_macro; else something_... Pinmembersupercat918-Feb-11 6:29 

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