Subject: Re: Header unit importation syntax
From: Michael Spencer (bigcheesegs_at_[hidden])
Date: 2019-08-23 16:43:20
On Fri, Aug 23, 2019 at 2:13 PM Maris Razvan via Std-Discussion <
> In the current C++ draft (august 2019), the grammar for a pp-import
> (http://eel.is/c++draft/cpp.import#nt:pp-import) allows for additional
> pp-tokens after the header-name or the header-name-tokens.
> The current version of that section is the result of P1703:
> "Recognizing Header Unit Imports Requires Full Preprocessing"
> Before the changes caused by this proposal, the grammar still allowed
> for preprocessing tokens tokens after the header-name or the
> header-name-tokens, but in the form of a pp-import-suffix. (section
> [cpp.module] of P1103
> What is the reasoning behind allowing additional, unused preprocessing
> tokens in this context?
> Thank you.
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The reason is to allow attributes.
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