|BNF to YACC utility email@example.com (Hyun-Taek Chang) (1999-02-15)|
|Re: BNF to YACC utility J.R.Spanier@Queens-Belfast.AC.UK (Jonathan Spanier) (1999-02-16)|
|From:||Jonathan Spanier <J.R.Spanier@Queens-Belfast.AC.UK>|
|Date:||16 Feb 1999 23:22:22 -0500|
|Organization:||Queen's University of Belfast|
Hyun-Taek Chang wrote:
> Is there any utility program translating the BNF form of grammar to YACC
> grammar? I don't want to reinvent the wheel.
Yes, I have been writing a Perl script (5.004) to convert to YACC and
LEX. However, I have not really tested it on a useful "language". The
idea was to get BNF grammers for VLSI CAD and somehow make a reverse
compiler from an intermediate parsed description. This would allow a
means to interface between different CAD languages .....
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