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Adding stuff to mathoms.c is now simplified, generalized

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Karl Williamson
May 13, 2016 04:34
Adding stuff to mathoms.c is now simplified, generalized
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With commit 5f81fa4069cb15ccd77b1c4253c870df84c1788a, moving something 
to mathoms.c is now simplified.  Previously no C function prototype was 
generated, so you had to add one yourself at the beginning of the file. 
  Some things required the parameter asserts to also be added 
individually, and some functions required special handling in  All of that is gone.

To move a function to mathoms.c, simply cut and paste it to there, and 
change its embed.fnc entry to additionally have the 'b' flag.  If, for 
some reason a function you'd like to be treated as mathoms can't be 
moved from its current place, simply enclose it between

    #ifndef NO_MATHOMS

and add the 'b' flag in embed.fnc.

If you don't know what mathoms is,

  *  Anything that Hobbits had no immediate use for, but were unwilling to
  *  throw away, they called a mathom.  Their dwellings were apt to become
  *  rather crowded with mathoms, and many of the presents that passed from
  *  hand to hand were of that sort.
  *     [p.5 of _The Lord of the Rings_: "Prologue"]

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