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Hello, Denes:

If you really need nested includes and macro expansion, look at "m4" -- a general-purpose Unix macro preprocessor. IBM delivers the AIX version of m4 for i5/OS or OS/400 as part of PASE.

Or, you could use the ILE C compiler's built-in preprocessor, by specifying CRTCMOD ... OPTION(*PPONLY). Then, invoke the MI compiler for the expanded text.

You could even write your own command to invoke macro processing and then invoke QPRCRTPG to compile the expanded source..

Mark

> Denes L wrote:
During my quest for knowledge on my previous post I saw that sometime in the past there was a talk about creating macros and make the %INCLUDE recursive.

Apart from the obvious benefits and aside from the philosophical and rhetorical "is it worth the effort?", was there any real progress ever made?.

Denes.

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