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In C programming, a source code file that contains common definitions and data structures that all programmers may use as required. Also called "include files," because the #include statement is used to incorporate them with the program, header files use a .h extension. See precompiled header.
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The Porting Report also identifies all include file relationships, and provides a header file analysis that identifies file inclusion anomalies and potential problem areas like duplicate definitions.
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