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Editing C Files Programatically [message #494688] Mon, 02 November 2009 08:25 Go to next message
Jacks  is currently offline Jacks Friend
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Registered: November 2009
Junior Member
Dear All,

Task definition :
I have to rename a method name. customizedAddMethod to renamedAddMethod.

I/p :

void customizedAddMethod(){
// do something
}

o/p

void renamedAddMethod(){
// do something
}

This was the sample piece of code written for it:

ASTRewrite create = ASTRewrite.create(ast);

IASTNode replacementNode = create.createLiteralNode("renamedAddMethod");

rewrite.replace(methodNameNode, replacementNode, null);

translationUnit.save(null, true);

The execution went fine, but nothing seemed to reflect in the file.

I am unable to track the flow why its not getting reflected.
Could someone help me out in this.

Thanks & Regards,
Jagadeesh. P

[Updated on: Mon, 02 November 2009 08:54]

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Re: Editing C Files Programatically [message #850566 is a reply to message #494688] Fri, 20 April 2012 06:23 Go to previous messageGo to next message
new2CDT . is currently offline new2CDT .Friend
Messages: 4
Registered: April 2012
Junior Member
hi all,


createLiteralNode(String literal);
It is used for inserting literal code by means of the rewrite facility. The node will never appear in an AST tree.

Then how we can insert our code? Can somebody help me by giving an example.

Thanks in advance.
Re: Editing C Files Programatically [message #850640 is a reply to message #850566] Fri, 20 April 2012 07:41 Go to previous message
Yevgeny Shifrin is currently offline Yevgeny ShifrinFriend
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Registered: July 2009
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