|Parsing C++ headers? 104316.1514@CompuServe.COM (John Mitchell) (1996-04-06)|
|Re: Parsing C++ headers? firstname.lastname@example.org (1996-04-08)|
|Re: Parsing C++ headers? cag@Cs.Nott.AC.UK (Cleveland A Gibbon) (1996-04-11)|
|Re: Parsing C++ headers? email@example.com (1996-04-14)|
|Re: Parsing C++ headers? firstname.lastname@example.org (1996-04-16)|
|Re: Parsing C++ headers? Graham.Parrington@ncl.ac.uk (Graham D Parrington) (1996-04-18)|
|Re: Parsing C++ headers? email@example.com (1996-04-18)|
|From:||Cleveland A Gibbon <cag@Cs.Nott.AC.UK>|
|Date:||11 Apr 1996 23:47:47 -0400|
John Mitchell <104316.1514@CompuServe.COM> writes:
>I want to parse C++ header files, and extract information about the
>contained classes and their interface. A yacc-able grammar for this
>type of problem ( or superset of it, as for compilation) would be a
>great help. I'm aware of a grammar for C++ 2.0 out there - is there a
>later version supporting templates?
Welcome to your worst nightmare! I have not been able to track down a
yacc-able grammar for 2 years. The one you mentioned about is very old
and would need a substantial amount of work to include templates.
There is a neat C++ grammar that is written in C/C++, hence portable
to any platform with a C/C++ compiler.
An in depth discussion currently underway about its update and
bugfixes. For your, purpose it should suffice. Check out
'comp.compiler.tools.pccts' and join the fun.
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