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Subject: Re: [boost] Scalpel: a Spirit&Wave-powered C++ source code analysis library
From: Doug Gregor (doug.gregor_at_[hidden])
Date: 2010-09-07 20:08:54

On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 2:41 PM, Edward Diener <eldiener_at_[hidden]> wrote:
> On 9/7/2010 10:14 AM, Doug Gregor wrote:
>> On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 1:09 AM, Brian Wood<woodbrian77_at_[hidden]>  wrote:
>>> Doug Gregor:
>>>> I want to see great, new ideas in C++ parsing and development tools,
>>>> but I strongly feel that those ideas could be far better disseminated
>>>> through extending/adapting/changing existing the large-scale,
>>>> industry-backed projects (GCC or Clang/LLVM) than by bringing up a
>>>> third large-scale competitor.
>>> Years ago I looked at GCC and considered using it as
>>> a basis for what I'm working on, but after spending a
>>> few months working with the code, concluded it wouldn't
>>> make a good basis for my project.  Perhaps you are being
>>> generous about it here, but I can't recommend anyone join
>>> that project.  I certainly hope Clang is superior to GCC in
>>> many ways.
>> I don't know what issues you ran into with GCC, but Boosters should be
>> far more at home with Clang: it's a set of reusable, modern C++
>> libraries that aim to make it easy to build development tools for
>> C/C++/Objective-C, under a BSD-like (Boost-compatible) license. For
>> more information, I suggest visiting
>> or asking on the Clang mailing list.
> Any chance of putting the CLang mailing lists on GMane ?

  - Doug

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