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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] B2 C++ engine development.
From: Steven Watanabe (watanabesj_at_[hidden])
Date: 2018-10-25 18:32:56


On 10/25/2018 12:23 PM, Rene Rivera wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 1:19 PM Steven Watanabe via Boost-build <
> boost-build_at_[hidden]> wrote:
>> On 10/25/2018 11:57 AM, Rene Rivera wrote:
>>> <snip>
>>> PS. One of the first items to think about is writing a new bjam language
>>> parser. It's about time we stop relying on bison/yacc + the tokenizer :-)
>> What are you planning to replace it with? A manual
>> recursive descent parser?
> Yes.
>> <snip>
> The one item it can get us is more flexibility in needing spaces to
> separate tokens. As it's easier to handle this in particular context
> sensitive locations. But I don't feel particularly tied to this.

You do realize that I already did the work
for this, and enabling it is just a matter
of flipping a boolean constant?

In Christ,
Steven Watanabe

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