(cpp.info)Macros


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Macros
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   A macro is a sort of abbreviation which you can define once and then
use later.  There are many complicated features associated with macros
in the C preprocessor.

* Simple Macros
Macros that always expand the same way.
* Argument Macros
Macros that accept arguments that are substituted into the macro expansion.
* Predefined
Predefined macros that are always available.
* Stringification
Macro arguments converted into string constants.
* Concatenation
Building tokens from parts taken from macro arguments.
* Undefining
Cancelling a macro's definition.
* Redefining
Changing a macro's definition.
* Macro Pitfalls
Macros can confuse the unwary. Here we explain several common problems and strange features.

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