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decomment - remove comments from C and C++ files

decomment(1) General Commands Manual decomment(1)

NAME

decomment - remove comments from C and C++ files

SYNOPSIS

decomment [file(s)]
 

DESCRIPTION

decomment processes the named files, or standard input if none are named, copying their contents to standard output with comments removed. Line numbers in the input file(s) and out file(s) are unchanged, that is, if main() occurs on line 40 in the input, it will also appear on line 40 in the output despite comment removal.

APPLICATIONS

decomment may be used to remove comments in order to simply other programs which process source code.

DIAGNOSTICS

No parsing-related diagnostics.

WARNINGS

AUTHOR

Paul Bame
 

SEE ALSO

pmccabe(1), codechanges(1)
12Feb2003 HP