The BNFC package

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The BNF Converter is a compiler construction tool generating a compiler front-end from a Labelled BNF grammar. It was originally written to generate Haskell, but starting from Version 2.0, it can also be used for generating Java, C++, and C.

Given a Labelled BNF grammar the tool produces: an abstract syntax as a HaskellC++C module or Java directory, a case skeleton for the abstract syntax in the same language, an Alex, JLex, or Flex lexer generator file, a Happy, CUP, or Bison parser generator file, a pretty-printer as a HaskellJavaC++/C module, a Latex file containing a readable specification of the language.


Versions2.4.1.1,,,, 2.5.0,,,,,,, 2.7.1, 2.8
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Dependenciesarray, base (>=4.4 && <5), containers, directory, filepath, mtl, pretty (==1.1.*), process [details]
Copyright(c) Krasimir Angelov, Jean-Philippe Bernardy, Bjorn Bringert, Johan Broberg, Paul Callaghan, Markus Forsberg, Ola Frid, Peter Gammie, Patrik Jansson, Kristofer Johannisson, Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho, Ulf Norell, Michael Pellauer and Aarne Ranta 2002 - 2012. Free software under GNU General Public License (GPL).
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UploadedWed Apr 10 16:59:07 UTC 2013 by GregoireDetrez
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