[Pharo-project] Initial PetitC parser

Javier Pimás elpochodelagente at gmail.com
Sat Apr 9 16:52:04 CEST 2011


Good! Then we can do this in half the time with half the effort each (if
it's not already done).

Regards,
         Javier.

2011/4/9 Stéphane Ducasse <stephane.ducasse at inria.fr>

> in that case you have also cil in oCaml used by Frama-C.
>
> But I do not think that this is necessary to read all the ressources of
> earth.
>
> Javier contact nick because he started (I guess to implement a parser for C
> using PP).
>
> Stef
> On Apr 8, 2011, at 8:25 PM, Alexandre Bergel wrote:
>
> > A good source of ideas: http://www.sdml.info/projects/srcml/
> >
> > Alexandre
> >
> >
> > On 8 Apr 2011, at 12:57, Javier Pimás wrote:
> >
> >>
> >>
> >> On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 1:08 PM, Alexandre Bergel <
> alexandre.bergel at me.com> wrote:
> >> What is tricky with analyzing C are macros and preprocessors directive.
> >> srcML does a satisfactory job. But indeed, having a solution based on
> PetitParser is indeed promising.
> >>
> >> Yes, and I don't know what to do, and would like to know if you or
> someone else have any idea of how to solve it. I will think some approach,
> but if you have some idea to share it would be better so I go directly to a
> good solution. I'm thinking that to feed the parser I'll have to preprocess
> the string with another parser, and make a string to string conversion by
> having a set of defines and paths so that #includes and #ifdefs work. But
> probably I'll need a cache because the generated string will be huge.
> >>
> >> What do you think?
> >>
> >> Regards,
> >>            Javier.
> >>
> >> Cheers,
> >> Alexandre
> >>
> >>
> >> On 7 Apr 2011, at 23:53, Javier Pimás wrote:
> >>
> >>> by the way, the grammar is based on
> >>>
> >>> http://www.quut.com/c/ANSI-C-grammar-l-1998.html
> >>>
> >>> and
> >>>
> >>> http://www.quut.com/c/ANSI-C-grammar-y.html
> >>>
> >>> I'd be very grateful if you contribute to cover the full extent of it!
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> On Fri, Apr 8, 2011 at 12:37 AM, Javier Pimás <
> elpochodelagente at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>> Hi,
> >>>     I took some time to start developing a C parser with PetitParser. I
> used the slides of the smalltalk school, they were pretty useful, and after
> some hours I have a very basic tokens scanner. The idea of this work is to
> be able to feed the parser with C headers and automagically get the C
> bindings done in smalltalk.
> >>>
> >>> Now I have to actually start doing something with the scanned code. How
> should I do that, all in the same class? What if I want to generate bindings
> for different kinds of FFIs? Other question, how should I handle
> preprocessing? (now there isn't any kind of preprocessing)
> >>>
> >>> You can see the code, download it and commit improvements to the repo
> at www.squeaksource.com/Bindings
> >>>
> >>> Anybody who is interested is welcomed to help in the development!
> >>>
> >>> Regards,
> >>>          Javier.
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> Javier Pimás
> >>> Ciudad de Buenos Aires
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>> --
> >>> Javier Pimás
> >>> Ciudad de Buenos Aires
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> >> Alexandre Bergel  http://www.bergel.eu
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> >> --
> >> Javier Pimás
> >> Ciudad de Buenos Aires
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Javier Pimás
Ciudad de Buenos Aires
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