Re: Looking for a fast C++ parser

Scott Nicol <snicol@apk.net>
10 Aug 2005 11:51:01 -0400

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From: Scott Nicol <snicol@apk.net>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 10 Aug 2005 11:51:01 -0400
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 05-06-133 05-08-030
Keywords: C++, parse
Cc: compilers@iecc.com

nscc@c7.org wrote:
> Hi, I'm looking for a very fast C++ parser that can be used for text
> highlighting purposes in an IDE. I'm interested in both open source or
> licensed software written in C or C++.


A full parser for text highlighting is overkill, and it creates a
problem. You have to expect the code being edited will have syntax
errors, and it would be nice if the editor could handle these errors
gracefully.


Take a look at the syntax coloring in gvim <http://www.vim.org/>.


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Scott Nicol
snicol@apk.net



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