[erlang-questions] compile module from string, containing macro definitions
Fri Mar 9 02:17:50 CET 2007
Chris Newcombe wrote:
>> Does anybody know how to get compile:forms to process -include
>> directives, or if I need to do it myself as a pre-pass?
> To answer my own question, a glance at epp.erl shows that include
> files are handled there. So I guess I'll have to duplicate the
> It's a shame that the preprocessor & compiler are almost-but-not-quite
> packaged in a way that makes them usable from within applications.
Of course the easiest solution to all this is to modify epp, the
preprocessor, to read from a file. I haven't really considered the
problem before now as the only times I have looked at generating code on
the fly as strings it has been "preprocessed".
I suppose it wouldn't be too difficult to do.
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