Re: Looking for intro books

Curtis Pew <c_pew@MAIL.UTEXAS.EDU>
6 Sep 1996 22:27:33 -0400

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From: Curtis Pew <c_pew@MAIL.UTEXAS.EDU>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 6 Sep 1996 22:27:33 -0400
Organization: Compilers Central
References: 96-09-019
Keywords: books, comment

Dejan Jacic wrote:
> I'm preparing to rewrite script compiler which I wrote 2 years
> ago. Script language is used for describing various properties, and
> compiler "compiles" script into tree/directory structure for faster &
> structured access. ...

For a project like the one described here, I'd heartily recommend the
book on Lex and Yacc our esteemed moderator coauthored. No, you won't
learn a lot about the theory of compiler construction, but you'll learn
enough to build a decent scanner/parser.
  Curtis Pew (
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[Aw, shucks. -John]

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