Light-weight JavaDoc-Doxygen-style parser for C that reconises some pre-processor commands.
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Copyright (C) 2017 Neil Edelman.

neil dot edelman each mail dot mcgill dot ca

Version 1.3.

"sudo make install" will make "cdoc" and copy it to /usr/local/bin.
The delimiter of Cdoc comments is "/** ". An example:

cat Foo.c Foo.h | cdoc text > Foo.txt

Cdoc is a light weight, JavaDoc-style, documentation generator for
C. It is not aware of C, but searches in your file for the double
asterisk '** ' comment. It does not support ascii art (three or
more asterisks are not recognised.) It does not support writing
html in your source code, and escapes '<>&' in html mode; placing
two new lines is sufficient to start a new paragraph.

The following symbols are recognised: \url{url}, \cite{word},
\see{reference}, \${math}, and {emphasis}. Cdoc decides based on
context of the following code whether it goes in the preamble,
functions, or declarations. It uses simple, but inexact heuristic,
which may become confused. It supports macro-generics if you write
them just like void A_BI_(Create, Thing)(void); it will transform
it into, <A>Create<BI>Thing(void).

Each-expressions must come first on the line. Cdoc recognises:
@param, @author, @since, @fixme, @deprecated are accepted globally;
@title, @std, @version are accepted in the preamble; @return,
@throws, @implements, @order, @allow are accepted before functions.
The title is set by @file. Functions that are marked static as the
first modifier are not included unless one marks them by @allow.
The @param and @throws have an optional sub-argument separated by
':' or a new line that splits the "expression: description."


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