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"Conditional Compilation In Java"
Vol. 6, Issue 3, p. 74


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import ext.util.*;

public class MyClass implements DebugModeSettable {
   private static String CLASSNAME              = "MyClass";
   private static final boolean DEBUG   = _DEBUG && SmartDebug.getDebugMode(CLASSNAME);
   private static final boolean VERBOSE = SmartDebug.getDebugMode(CLASSNAME);

   // Some stuff here
   // resetStatus()
   // terminateProgram()

   public static void doSomething(String action) {
          if (VERBOSE) {
                System.out.println("Entered MyClass.doSomething - Action = " + action);

          int currentStatus = getCurrentStatus();

          if (action.equalsIgnoreCase("TerminateProgram")) {
                if (DEBUG) {
                        System.out.println("In MyClass.doSomething - Terminating Program; 
						Exit Status is " + currentStatus);

          if (action.equalsIgnoreCase("Reset")) {
                if (DEBUG) {
                        System.out.println("In MyClass.doSomething - Current Status " 
						+ currentStatus + " being reset");
        } // End doSomething



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