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17A. bin/showmodule
As you might have noticed, E's equivalent for "includes", modules, are binary
files, much like those usually suplied with Modula2 compilers, for example.
To display the contents of such a file in readable ascii form, you may use

showmodule <modulespec>


1> showmodule emodules:intuition/intuition
1> showmodule >gadtools.txt emodules:gadtools

note that showmodule by default outputs to stdout, and may be interrupted at
any point by <ctrlc>.

when given the option -c, ShowModule will output modules with library
declarations in .fd format, constants in #define format.