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From "Dilip Ramesh (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Updated] (PIG-2597) Move grunt from javacc to ANTLR
Date Tue, 18 Aug 2015 04:24:46 GMT

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Dilip Ramesh updated PIG-2597:
    Attachment: 18Aug.diff

I have been working on this for sometime now. Here is my first patch. I have written the grammar
for these commands in ANTLR and have got JavaCC to forward it to ANTLR:
It ll be great if anyone can go through and comment on this.
Work ahead:
Get QueryParser to take take care of the remaining commands and relieve JavaCC of these commands.
Hope to come up with another patch in the next two weeks.
Thank you [~daijy] for all the help.

> Move grunt from javacc to ANTLR
> -------------------------------
>                 Key: PIG-2597
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/PIG-2597
>             Project: Pig
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>            Reporter: Jonathan Coveney
>            Assignee: Daniel Dai
>              Labels: gsoc2014
>         Attachments: 18Aug.diff, current.08.11.2014.dot.diff, pig02.diff
> Currently, the parser for queries is in ANTLR, but Grunt is still javacc. The parser
is very difficult to work with, and next to impossible to understand or modify. ANTLR provides
a much cleaner, more standard way to generate parsers/lexers/ASTs/etc, and moving from javacc
to Grunt would be huge as we continue to add features to Pig.
> This is a candidate project for Google summer of code 2014. More information about the
program can be found at https://cwiki.apache.org/confluence/display/PIG/GSoc2014

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