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Date: 2005-09-22 (14:08)
From: Alex Baretta <alex@b...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Yacc limitations
Christophe Raffalli wrote:
> Alex Baretta a écrit :
>> I am getting very much annoyed with the obtusity of the LALR-yacc parser
>> generators. I have unsurmountable difficulties at teaching ocamlyacc how
>> to parse SQL decently.
>> What is the "way to go" in terms of parser generators for Ocaml? I'd
>> like to see if there is some level of agreement in the community on this
>> issue.
> may be give a try to elkhound
> (http://www.cs.berkeley.edu/~smcpeak/elkhound/) ? It generated both
> OCaml and C++. I haven't used it, But it seems nice and will remove the
> LALR(1) constraint .

Elkhound is C++ stuff. I really would prefer to avoid having to
introduce C++ in my toolchain. Is it possible to install Elkhound as a
Debian package and forget about it?


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