Re: What is the future of Compiler technology?

Hans-Peter Diettrich <DrDiettrich1@aol.com>
5 Aug 2006 21:54:51 -0400

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From: Hans-Peter Diettrich <DrDiettrich1@aol.com>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 5 Aug 2006 21:54:51 -0400
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 06-06-044 06-06-055 06-07-023 06-07-031 06-07-109 06-07-114 06-08-018
Keywords: parse, performance

Gabriel Dos Reis wrote:


> Gabriel Dos Reis <gdr@integrable-solutions.net> writes:
>
> | [Really? The parser, not the lexer? -John]
>
> Yes, like I said, the parser. As surprising as it could sound.


What do you consider part of the parser?


When the preprocessor is built into the compiler, there exist several
steps between the lexer and the parser, including the handling of #if,
#include, macro expansion and more.


DoDi



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