|Bison version of the LALR(1) algorithm email@example.com (2001-11-29)|
|Re: Bison version of the LALR(1) algorithm firstname.lastname@example.org (Pete Jinks) (2001-12-07)|
|Re: Bison version of the LALR(1) algorithm email@example.com (2001-12-07)|
|Re: Bison version of the LALR(1) algorithm firstname.lastname@example.org (2001-12-15)|
|Re: Bison version of the LALR(1) algorithm email@example.com (2001-12-20)|
|From:||firstname.lastname@example.org (John R. Levine)|
|Date:||7 Dec 2001 23:49:09 -0500|
|Organization:||I.E.C.C., Trumansburg NY USA|
|Posted-Date:||07 Dec 2001 23:49:09 EST|
>Can somebody give a reference to a description of the LALR(1)
>algorithm that Bison uses?
The REFERENCES file in the bison source distribution says:
Also, Bison uses a faster but less space-efficient encoding for the
parse tables (see Corbett's PhD thesis from Berkeley, "Static
Semantics in Compiler Error Recovery", June 1985, Report No. UCB/CSD
85/251), and more modern technique for generating the lookahead sets.
(See "Efficient Construction of LALR(1) Lookahead Sets" by F. DeRemer
and A. Pennello, in ACM TOPLS Vol 4 No 4, October 1982. Their
technique is the standard one now.)
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