How to automatically include C headers in vim?

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  • vim-snippets

    vim-snipmate default snippets (Previously snipmate-snippets)

    Auto adding include files or a specific non-static function is generally a bad idea, but I use yasnippet on Emacs for copyright/licensing info, this seemingly has the same purpose but oriented towards vim users, which makes file templates trivial (on Emacs at least, I don’t usually use vim unless I can’t use Emacs or mg for some reason).

  • cnew

    Automatically create C header/implementation file pairs

    It doesn’t do exactly what you’re asking but I made a program called cnew which is supposed to do this in a more general sense. Once configured you can type for example ‘cnew http.c’ and it’ll make both http.c and http.h. The header file will contain header guards and be automatically included by the implementation file.

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