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[REBOL] Re: idea for pre-processing

From: robert:muench:robertmuench at: 21-Jun-2002 19:46

> -----Original Message----- > From: [rebol-bounce--rebol--com] [mailto:[rebol-bounce--rebol--com]]On Behalf Of > Ammon Johnson > Sent: Friday, June 21, 2002 3:05 PM > To: [rebol-list--rebol--com] > Subject: [REBOL] Re: idea for pre-processing > So you want a full blown linker? ;-) You will of course create > some sort of dialect for declaring exactly which functions you want from the
library? Of course! That's a full blown linker to me ;-)).
> that would be much nicer than just including the file, unless of course the > developer specifies that he wants the whole file. ;-) Sounds like power to > me. ;-)
Right. Selective linking. Only what is needed. But this can get tricky, as Rebol allows dynamic creation etc. But hey, we don't need to handle every case. Just normal source scan for used functions and than one assemble pass to create one file. Robert