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Custom preprocessor directives in HLSL

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Is it possible to define a custom preprocessor directive in HLSL? For example, let's say I wanted to make something like:
#CUSTOM_PREPROCESSOR

Can I define a setting in the compiler to execute a certain macro when the given directive is found in a file?

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FoxHunter2 is correct if you only want conditional compilation of c-style constants, but for anything more elaborate (like true macros or pragmas) you're out of luck with the standard HLSL compiler.

I'm sure there will be other regular text parsing/processing tools that can offer this functionality if you really need it. Ultimately the C/C++ compilers tend to run this stuff as a pre-processing pass before sending it on to the real compiler...

hth
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