[OpenSCAD] Extending OpenSCAD from assembler to C or Perlish language and adding standard library

NateTG nate-openscadforum at pedantic.org
Mon Oct 14 14:53:24 EDT 2019


Not that I advocate doing it, but you can get around that problem by nesting
use<>.



nophead wrote
> That doesn't work because the definition of cube overrides the original so
> that __cube() calls the new one and creates recursion.
> 
> On Tue, 17 Sep 2019 at 11:03, Rogier Wolff <

> R.E.Wolff@

> > wrote:
> 
>> On Mon, Sep 16, 2019 at 11:20:57AM -0400, Doug Moen wrote:
>> > OpenSCAD should add the flexibility to override built-in modules
>> > with new modules of the same name. You should be able to define a
>> > module called `cube`, and you should be able to reference the
>> > builtin module `cube` while defining the new version of `cube`.
>>
>> This isn't too difficult to implement, I'd think.
>> Just rename the current cube () primitive to __cube () and provide
>> a default module cube () definition that calls __cube()...
>>
>>         Roger.





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