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A macro.

C language is wonderfully profound. After almost 20 years, I still find new ways to (ab-)use it. Here is a little problem:
Define a macro IN(x, set), called as
IN(x, (v0, v1, ..., vn))
that expands into an expression
((x) == (v0) || (x) == (v1) || ... (x) == (vn)) 
which evaluates to true iff x is a member of set {v0, ..., vn}, where the type of x and all vs is the same. Alternatively, define a macro IN1(x, ...) that expands to the same expression as IN(x, (...)).

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