Parser for cmd language?

Dan Kegel dank at
Thu Dec 17 09:10:10 CST 2009

On Thu, Dec 17, 2009 at 4:03 AM, Henri Verbeet <hverbeet at> wrote:
> 2009/12/17 Dan Kegel <dank at>:
>> The two problems are not unrelated.  It's possible that
>> finding somebody willing to use antlr would be easier
>> than finding somebody willing to use yacc or write it
>> from scratch.
> For a potential new contributor possibly, but I doubt that's true for
> most existing Wine contributors.

I'm thinking of college students :-)

> My personal experience is that most
> people I know that use or used ANTLR are Java developers rather than C
> developers though. I did use ANTLR v2.x myself in the past (I wrote
> some Java too, hope it doesn't show too much ;)), although more in a
> maintenance kind of way. Seemed to work well enough, although I don't
> remember it having compelling features over bison/yacc.

Multilanguage support seems pretty compelling (though it's
kind of limited, since one usually intersperses target language code
in amongst the grammar...)
- Dan

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