In reply to Charles Sharp's flatulent wordings,
> > > perl -n -e 'print unless (/\/\*/ .. /\*\//)' filename
> > >
> > > should do fine
> > >
> > Will that work across lines also (since you can use
> > comments of the form
> > /* First line
> > * Second line
> > * Last line */
> > )?
> > --
> > Conor Daly <conor.daly at oceanfree.net>
> > Domestic Sysadmin :-)
>>> Well, no it won't.
> (Some > compilers permit embedded comments...)
I'm afraid the above would incorrectly delete comments inside strings aswell
which it shouldn't do (all that should be required is another condition
checking for /\"/ .. /\"/), wrt embedded comments, aren't they illegal in ISO C?
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