FW: [Mono-list] Using the JB2Csharp port for Mono "requires" a flex scanner

Nick Drochak ndrochak@gol.com
Sat, 8 Sep 2001 12:42:40 +0900

> From: mono-list-admin@ximian.com [mailto:mono-list-admin@ximian.com]On
> Behalf Of Miguel de Icaza
> Sent: Saturday, September 08, 2001 1:22 AM
> > JB was built with the assumption that you would have both a flex lexical
> > grammer and a bison syntactic grammar.  You used Jay and only have the
> > syntactical grammer.  The lexical grammer is in cs-tokenizer.cs code (I
> > beleive).
> That sounds strange.  JB should just have an "interface" to the
> scanner, and the scanner should be fully pluggable (look at the way
> Jay does this).
> It is even pluggable in the C world ;-)

OK, I see now.  I'll have to study this more closely, obviously.  All this
yacc/lex stuff from my distant past is coming back, albiet slowly.

Nick D.