[futurebasic] Re: [FB] Future Version of FBtoC

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From: Bernie <fblist.bw@...>
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 22:17:31 +0000
Robert P wrote:

> Bernie wrote:
>
>> Prediction:
>> A future version of FBtoC will eliminate the need for FB headers.  
>> On translation, function syntax will be checked against Apple's  
>> headers and required Apple headers auto-included.
>
> An agreeable beer-induced fantasy. But we have good beer in New  
> Zealand, too.

Yes, I seem to remember a <something> Black on tap in the only pub on  
Stewart Island. One or three of those before going on a nighttime kiwi  
spotting trip will make you think you see the shy little buggers even  
when they're not there.

> In Terminal.app, paste the following command:
> cd Desktop;echo "#include <Carbon/Carbon.h>" > test.h;gcc test.h -E - 
> P > CarbonAPI.txt
>
> After pressing return you should see on your Desktop a text file  
> that makes interesting, but arduous, reading.

Nice one.

> Prediction:
> Bernie will figure out how to transfer the relevant parts of  
> CarbonAPI.txt to FBtoC's symbol table.

That'll teach me to make predictions :-)

Bernie