|PCCTS 1.21 Release email@example.com (Terence Parr) (1994-08-08)|
|From:||"Terence Parr" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Mon, 8 Aug 1994 20:32:17 GMT|
Announcing the 1.21 release of PCCTS
The Purdue Compiler Construction Tool Set
August 8, 1994
Items of note in the new version:
o The C++ output is much cleaner, more complete and compiles with more
o A number of minor bug fixes have been made.
o We improved the genmk program.
o Line numbers are now tracked when using infinite lookahead.
o The standard release now includes a Mac port.
For those users with anonymous FTP access: The site is:
in the directory:
[NOTE: we no longer use marvin.ecn.purdue.edu for the ftp site.]
Those with only email access mail send:
mail -s 'email install' email@example.com
mail -s 'email one.c' firstname.lastname@example.org
mail -s 'email pccts.bag' email@example.com
Note that non-UNIX users will have to get files install.unbag.reqd and
unbag.c in addition. See the README file. The makefile has explicit
stuff for a variety of compilers for PC's. A makefile.VMS file is
also included for ANTLR and DLG. Also, we now have a makefile.mpw file.
If you are interested in sharing your experiences/problems/
successes/suggestions regarding PCCTS, please send join us
in the comp.compilers.tools.pccts newsgroup or email to our
mailing list at
You can subscribe to the mailing list by sending mail to
with a body of
subscribe pccts-users your_return_email_address
where your_name can be your name or your email address. Also, feel
free to post messages to the comp.compilers newsgroup if you have
grammars/tools that might prove useful to others.
Also of interest may be SORCERER, a simple tree-parser generator. An
overview paper and the software may be obtained in pub/pccts/papers
at the same ftp site. Once SORCERER is out of beta testing, it will
become part of PCCTS.
Thank you for your interest in PCCTS,
The Authors of The Purdue Compiler Construction Tool Set:
Terence J. Parr, firstname.lastname@example.org
Russell W. Quong email@example.com
Will E. Cohen, firstname.lastname@example.org
Henry G. Dietz, email@example.com
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