|Looking for a Lex/Yacc free ebook Papa.Legba.firstname.lastname@example.org (Baron Samedi) (2006-04-12)|
|Re: Looking for a Lex/Yacc free ebook email@example.com (toby) (2006-04-14)|
|Re: Looking for a Lex/Yacc free ebook firstname.lastname@example.org (Thomas Dickey) (2006-04-16)|
|Re: Looking for a Lex/Yacc free ebook email@example.com (toby) (2006-04-17)|
|Re: Looking for a Lex/Yacc free ebook firstname.lastname@example.org (Ken Overton) (2006-04-17)|
|Re: Looking for a Lex/Yacc free ebook email@example.com (Thomas Dickey) (2006-04-21)|
|Re: Berkeley yacc, was Looking for a Lex/Yacc free ebook firstname.lastname@example.org (toby) (2006-04-23)|
|From:||Thomas Dickey <email@example.com>|
|Date:||21 Apr 2006 23:40:18 -0400|
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|Posted-Date:||21 Apr 2006 23:40:17 EDT|
toby <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Thomas Dickey wrote:
>> > [Agree about flex, but Berkeley Yacc hasn't changed in at least a decade.
>> > It doesn't need support. -John]
> The aspersion on that page seems unfounded. It's getting difficult to
At the time I wrote it, bison insisted on using alloca(). But see below -
> find a mainstream UNIX that has not adopted gcc as its standard
> compiler, but bison-2.1 builds with gcc/g++ in "-ansi -pedantic" mode,
yes - it does, but watching bug reports, I notice that it doesn't
necessarily accept grammars that yacc did (whether this is a good
thing or not appears to depend on your attitude).
> as well as with Intel icc "-ansi" and lcc (which is bare bones ANSI),
> so I expect it is portable to pretty much any ANSI compiler.
It would be nice if "-ansi" actually did what it's advertised.
Thomas E. Dickey
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