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From "Mike Gresens (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (THRIFT-4156) Using boost spirit instead of lex and yacc
Date Wed, 05 Apr 2017 18:15:41 GMT

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Mike Gresens commented on THRIFT-4156:
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Did some work with documentation comments:

No problems found.
Still no semantic actions in parser.
Was able to generate doxygen comments into the code.
Doxygen was able to generate html documentation from generated code.

So I am happy with that. Did I overlook some show-stoppers?

> Using boost spirit instead of lex and yacc
> ------------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: THRIFT-4156
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/THRIFT-4156
>             Project: Thrift
>          Issue Type: Improvement
>          Components: Compiler (General)
>            Reporter: Mike Gresens
>         Attachments: ast.hpp, doxygen_enum.png, doxygen_service.png, doxygen_struct.png,
MyService.hpp, MyService.thrift, parser.cpp
>
>
> As a developer I want to use boost spirit to get rid of lex and yacc.
> This kicks dependency to lex, flex, yacc, bison or what ever.
> This makes building easier, because only c++ code must be compiled.
> All grammar is inside the code - all c++. No need to learn ll and yy.



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