Re: C++ parser skeleton for byacc? (Richard Jones)
15 Sep 1996 00:56:25 -0400

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From: (Richard Jones)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 15 Sep 1996 00:56:25 -0400
Organization: University of Kent at Canterbury, UK.
References: 96-09-045
Keywords: C++, yacc

David and Kim Seibert <> wrote:
>I'd like to write some parsers, using byacc, that produce C++ code.
>I've seen some references to a C++ parser skeleton that can
>apparently be substituted for the C skeleton, but I haven't found
>an actual C++ skeleton.

This is the approach taken by Holmes in his book "Object Oriented Compiler
Construction", Prentice-Hall, 1995.

His compiler is available from

I have had a student use it for a project and this approach seems to work well.

Richard Jones


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