Public domain Berkeley YACC posted in comp.sources.unix

Rich Salz <>
Mon, 2 Apr 90 11:51:45 EDT

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From: Rich Salz <>
Date: Mon, 2 Apr 90 11:51:45 EDT

I just posted Bob Corbett's public domain Berkeley YACC program to
comp.sources.unix. It is <> through <>,
or Issues 78 through 82 of Volume 21.

For those who don't know about the program, the README is attached.
Much thanks to Bob for writing it!
        Berkeley Yacc is an LALR(1) parser generator. Berkeley Yacc has been made
as compatible as possible with AT&T Yacc. Berkeley Yacc can accept any input
specification that conforms to the AT&T Yacc documentation. Specifications
that take advantage of undocumented features of AT&T Yacc will probably be

        Berkeley Yacc is distributed with no warranty whatever. The code is
certain to contain errors. Neither the author nor any contributor takes
responsibility for any consequences of its use.

        Berkeley Yacc is in the public domain. The data structures and algorithms
used in Berkeley Yacc are all either taken from documents available to the
general public or are inventions of the author. Anyone may freely distribute
source or binary forms of Berkeley Yacc whether unchanged or modified.
Distributers may charge whatever fees they can obtain for Berkeley Yacc.
Programs generated by Berkeley Yacc may be distributed freely.

        Bugs may be reported to

Do not expect rapid responses.

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