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Replace GCC with a simpler preprocessor for including nested XML snippets in XML documents
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GCC preprocessor occasionally mangles XML templates (see T3639). We'd be better off not depending on GCC for anything outside building C programs.


Difficulty level
Unknown (require assessment)
Why the issue appeared?
Will be filled on close
Is it a breaking change?
Stricter validation

Event Timeline

erkin changed the task status from Open to In progress.Jun 22 2021, 4:05 PM
erkin triaged this task as Low priority.
erkin created this task.

Note: Equuleus still uses the C preprocessor. // substrings (otherwise interpreted as comments) were escaped as \/\/ in op-mode-definitions/ in Equuleus and should be converted back eventually.