[Mono-list] VB.NET and C# differences in compiling

A Rafael D Teixeira rafaelteixeirabr@hotmail.com
Tue, 01 Oct 2002 11:29:10 -0300

>I have seen mb-parser.jay.
>It seems a file that contain a C# class, but that needs to be 
>probably by jay.
>The pre-processing probably generate some kind of "symbol table" used by
>yacc components.
>Am I correct?
>     Marco

Jay IS yacc, but tweaked to generate C# code instead of C code.

Yes, it pre-process mb-parser.jay creating mb-parser.cs that contains the 
table-driven state-machine that parses the source generating the AST.

So far the mcs AST has shown itself as appropriate to be extended to work 
for mbas.

Rafael Teixeira
Brazilian Polymath

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