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Date: 2001-10-19 (08:05)
From: Rafael 'Dido' Sevilla <sevillar@t...>
Subject: [Caml-list] putting stuff in an ocamlyacc-generated mli file
I've been trying to streamline the error handling for my ocamlyacc-based
compiler, and have this exception defined in my parser.mly:

exception Undef_sym of string;

This is raised whenever the compiler encounters an undefined symbol.

The file that actually uses the compiler, does something like:

  let result = Parser.main Lexer.token lexbuf in
    Parser.Undef_sym x -> Printf.fprintf stderr "Undefined symbol %s" x

Unfortunately, compiling the compiler with this causes it to choke
saying that Parser.Undef_sym is not found.  It's not in the generated
parser.mli file, of course.  So apart from editing that (automatically
generated) file manually, how do I get ocamlyacc to put them there?

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