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YACC-compatible parser generator

Bison is a general-purpose parser generator that converts a grammar description for an LALR(1) context-free grammar into a C program to parse that grammar. Once you are proficient with Bison, you may use it to develop a wide range of language parsers, from those used in simple desk calculators to complex programming languages.

Bison is upward compatible with Yacc: all properly-written Yacc grammars ought to work with Bison with no change. Anyone familiar with Yacc should be able to use Bison with little trouble. Documentation of the program is in the bison-doc package.

Tags: Software Development: Code Generation, C Development, C++ Development, devel::library, implemented-in::c, User Interface: Command Line, Role: role::devel-lib, role::program, Scope: Utility, Application Suite: GNU, Works with: Source Code

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