From: John Reid (j.reid_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-03-13 07:04:33
Thanks for the response. Yes I am keen to have ANTLR support.
I have something similar modelled on the whale toolset too. It does have
a number of drawbacks though.
Kirill Lapshin wrote:
> John, I think core boost.build developers are very busy trying to kick
> 1.34.0 out of the door, hence the slow response rate.
> I suppose you are trying to put together ANTLR support, right? I for one
> would like to get proper ANTLR support in boost.build, but never had
> enough time/enthusiasm to learn boost.build internals and build proper
> solution. However I would be happy to help out with testing etc.
> At the moment I have quick and dirty solution -- basically I modeled
> ANTLR support after whale toolset, which works reasonably well in the
> scope of single project, provided you can enforce some rules on file
> names, e.g. foo.g should produce foo_lexer.cpp/hpp and
> foo_parser.cpp/hpp. I realize that it is not a proper solution, but may
> work for you as a stop gap measure.
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