• @Duralf
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    103 months ago

    I think you missed the whole point of my comment 😂. Regardless, the time spent compiling a small snippet of code is completely negligible. In the end, both #if 0 and if (false) have their complimentary uses.

    • Yeah, but I still think if (false) is silly because it adds an artificial constraint which is to make sure the disabled parts always compile even when you’re not using them. The equivalent of that would be having to check that all the revisions of a single source file compile against your current codebase.

      • Fushuan [he/him]
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        33 months ago

        If(false) works in interpreted languages, the other one doesn’t. It’s stupid either way, that’s what version control is for, but if we are doing the stupidness anyway, you can’t use preprocessor flags in many languages because shit doesn’t get compiled.