The BNFC package

[Tags: gpl, library, program]

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.

This version only works with Alex version < 3, e.g. alex-2.3.5.


Versions2.4.1.1,,,, 2.5.0,,,,,,, 2.7.1
Dependenciesarray, base (==4.*), directory, mtl, process
Copyright(c) Krasimir Angelov, 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 - 2010. Free software under GNU General Public License (GPL).
MaintainerMarkus Forsberg <> Aarne Ranta <>
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UploadedTue Jul 17 16:56:44 UTC 2012 by AndreasAbel
DistributionsDebian:, FreeBSD:, NixOS:2.7.1
Downloads3516 total (261 in last 30 days)
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