Parser for cmd language?

Dan Kegel dank at
Thu Dec 17 04:33:56 CST 2009

On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 1:57 AM, Dan Kegel <dank at> wrote:
> There are lots of bugs filed for little (or big) problems in wine's cmd
> that involve parsing the command language:
> The existing parser in cmd is pretty weak.  I wonder if it might not
> be time to write a new parser -- either using some parser generator
> tool, or more likely, a plain old recursive descent parser --
> that can handle the language better.

I wonder if would be overkill for generating
the parser.   It does support generating C... might be a fun
thing to try, anyway.  ANTLR does seem to be the most popular
parser generator these days.

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