|sed compiler? firstname.lastname@example.org (Tony Kanawati) (1993-07-26)|
|sed compiler? email@example.com (Stavros Macrakis) (1993-07-28)|
|From:||Tony Kanawati <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|X-Organization:||Ontos, Inc.; Burlington, Mass; USA|
|Keywords:||tools, translator, DFA, comment|
|Date:||Mon, 26 Jul 1993 15:12:32 GMT|
A colleague of mine is working on a (very) large sed script that must be
operated on a wide variety of platforms (SunOS, AIX, HP/UX, OS/2, SCO,
The size of the script, and the infinite variations in sed features
between platforms promise a lot of problems.
A Sed->C compiler, if such a thing exists, would provide us with a
significantly more portable result (a C program).
Is there such a translator? or something of similar functionality?
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Antoun (Tony) Kanawati | ONTOS, Inc., 3 Burlington Woods
firstname.lastname@example.org | Burlington, MA 01803, USA
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[One possibility would be to recast your script as a flex program, since
its regular expressions are at least as powerful as sed's. Flex turns into
very portable C. -John]
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