cpphs: A liberalised re-implementation of cpp, the C pre-processor.

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Cpphs is a re-implementation of the C pre-processor that is both more compatible with Haskell, and itself written in Haskell so that it can be distributed with compilers.

This version of the C pre-processor is pretty-much feature-complete and compatible with traditional (K&R) pre-processors. Additional features include: a plain-text mode; an option to unlit literate code files; and an option to turn off macro-expansion.

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Dependencies base (>3 && <6), directory, old-locale, old-time, polyparse (>=1.9) [details]
License LicenseRef-LGPL
Copyright 2004-2016, Malcolm Wallace
Author Malcolm Wallace <Malcolm.Wallace@me.com>
Maintainer Malcolm Wallace <Malcolm.Wallace@me.com>
Category Development
Home page http://projects.haskell.org/cpphs/
Bug tracker https://github.com/malcolmwallace/cpphs/issues
Source repo head: darcs get http://code.haskell.org/cpphs
Uploaded by MalcolmWallace at 2016-09-05T16:35:18Z
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Executables cpphs
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Readme for cpphs-1.20.2

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This directory contains 'cpphs', a simplified but robust
re-implementation of cpp, the C pre-processor, in Haskell.

Just use
    hmake cpphs [-package base]
    ghc --make cpphs [-o cpphs]		#  -o needed for ghc <= 6.4.1 ]
    runhugs cpphs	# or rename the script cpphs.hugs to cpphs

	cpphs  [filename | -Dsym | -Dsym=val | -Ipath]+  [-Ofile]
               [ --include=file ]*
               [ --nomacro | --noline | --nowarn | --strip | --strip-eol |
                 --pragma | --text | --hashes | --layout | --unlit |
                 --linepragma ]*
               [ --cpp compatopts ]

For fuller details, see docs/index.html

If you want to use cpphs as a completely drop-in replacement for the
real cpp, that is, to accept the same arguments, and have broadly
the same behaviour in response to them, then use the --cpp compatibility

Copyright (c) 2004-2016 Malcolm Wallace (Malcolm.Wallace@me.com)

These library modules are distributed under the terms of the LGPL.
The application module 'cpphs.hs' is GPL.

This software comes with no warranty.  Use at your own risk.

If you have a commercial use for cpphs, and feel the terms of the (L)GPL
are too onerous, you have the option of distributing unmodified binaries
(only, not sources) under the terms of a different licence (see

darcs get http://code.haskell.org/~malcolm/cpphs