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Bison

bison

DESCRIPTION

Bison is a general-purpose parser generator that converts a grammar description for an LALR context-free grammar into a C program to parse that grammar. Once you are proficient with Bison, you can use it to develop a wide range of language parsers, from those used in simple desk calculators to complex programming languages.

Bison is upward compatible with Yacc: all properly-written Yacc grammars ought to work with Bison with no change. Anyone familiar with Yacc should be able to use Bison with little trouble. You need to be fluent in C programming in order to use Bison.

USAGE

bison [ OPTIONS ] file
yacc [ similar options and operands ]

LICENSE INFORMATION

For information on supported platforms, versions and licenses, please check the AFRL DSRC Software Page:
http://www.afrl.hpc.mil/software/

VENDOR LINKS

Bison Home Page