[Mono-devel-list] RFC: how to manage almost duplicate parser/tokenizer

Atsushi Eno atsushi at ximian.com
Wed Mar 16 17:48:20 EST 2005


Hmm, I think there is no preprocessor directive for jay. And those
files are compiled at a time in shape of .cs files.

Atsushi Eno

Ben Maurer wrote:
> On Thu, 2005-03-17 at 06:43 +0900, Atsushi Eno wrote:
>>I wonder which is the best way to have "almost duplicate" but
>>different parser/tokenizer pair for XSLT "Pattern" apart from
>>XPath (I'm going to fix a bug that allows improper XPath for
>>XSLT pattern e.g. namespace::*).
>>With my way to do, they could be generated by attached patches:
>>  $ patch -i pattern-parser.diff System.Xml.XPath/Parser.jay -o
>>    System.Xml.XPath/PatternParser.jay
>>  $ patch -i pattern-parser.diff System.Xml.XPath/Tokenizer.cs -o
>>    System.Xml.XPath/PatternTokenizer.cs
>>  $ patch -i use-pattern-parser.diff
>>... but I wonder if there are better ways to do handle those
>>parser/tokenizer stuff, because parser/tokenizer patches are easy
>>to become broken when we fix XPath parser and/or tokenizer sources.
>>Would it be better if I just put another parser/tokenizer pair?
> Could we do an ifdef with jay and compile it twice?
> -- Ben

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