927Yet another proposal
- Nov 1, 1999Michael Schmitt writes:
>From: Michael Schmitt <schmitt@...-luebeck.de>Has he not heard of a jar file? Either jar up all of the .class files
>yesterday I presented ANTLR to one of my friends who is also one of the
>major developers of KDE, the wonderful desktop environment for Linux.
>I tought I had convinced him that ANTLR is superior to YACC which is
>still widespread. But then he pointed out a little details that makes
>ANTLR unusable in a project like KDE in which a lot of people are
>involved: Whereas YACC produces "complete" code, the code generated by
>ANTLR requires some additional files. Of course, all needed files are
>included in the ANTLR distribution but ANTLR may not be accessible to
>all project members. This seems to be a minor problem but actually it
>stops him from using ANTLR.
>For that reason, I propose to provide an options that puts all necessary
>(C++) files in the target directory automatically.
or use the antlr.jar (that I usually have filled with all run .class).
He probably won't use Java because the .class files are in the jdk
directory not his ;)
Pretty lame excuse. Introduce him to jar and *then* antlr. ;)
Death to yacc! Love live ANTLR! :)
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