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From "Bryan W. Headley" <bwhead...@earthlink.net>
Subject Re: Compiler architecture
Date Thu, 31 May 2007 20:13:56 GMT
Potje rode kool wrote:
> I don't want to do any bytecode manipulation stuff.
> What I want is to compile some source code and I am looking for an 
> "plugable
> compiler"
> where you can replace the source code parser and reuse the part of the
> compiler that generates the bytecode.
Take a look at the java compiler that ships with Eclipse' JDT.  It's 
been split into a separate module
>
> With Java:
>
> [JavaSourceParser] -> [Class file generator]
>
> With language X:
>
> [XSourceParser] -> [Class file generator]
>
> So the parser builds the AST and pass it to the Clas file generator which
> generates bytecode from it (no bytecode manipulation but the full 
> bytecode).
>
> 2007/5/31, Alex Blewitt <alex.blewitt@gmail.com>:
>>
>> You should look at ASM if you want to do bytecode manipulation stuff.
>> You can also interrogate the source models that the JDT compiler spits
>> out; the documentation is on the Eclipse website for that.
>>
>> Alex.
>>
>


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