|Compiler positions available for week ending August 13 email@example.com (2000-08-13)|
|Meta language? firstname.lastname@example.org (Mihai Christodorescu) (2000-08-14)|
|Re: Meta language? email@example.com (Ira D. Baxter) (2000-08-20)|
|Re: Meta language? firstname.lastname@example.org (Daniel C. Wang) (2000-08-20)|
|From:||"Daniel C. Wang" <email@example.com>|
|Date:||20 Aug 2000 23:50:21 -0400|
Mihai Christodorescu <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> C source -> meta language? -> C source
> I want to be able to do something like: given some source code,
> "insert at the entry of each function the statement...", and get back
> source code (preferably formatted just like before) with the new
> statement inserted in the right places. I can think of other
> applications as well, this is the simplest one I can think of.
The closet thing that comes to mind is SML with the ckit C-frontend...
I don't think there's a need for a special purpose langauge... a
sufficiently powerful general purpose language like Standard ML is able to
do this kind of task quite nicely...
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