[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: [Nmh-workers] mhfixmsg on a pathological mail

From: Ken Hornstein
Subject: Re: [Nmh-workers] mhfixmsg on a pathological mail
Date: Mon, 28 Aug 2017 09:39:32 -0400

>> Some people have been recoiling in horror at my attempts to write an
>> RFC-822 address parser in Yacc/Bison.

Are you recoiling in horror, or think it's a good idea?  I can't tell :-)

>Deciding on a common denominator for yacc/bison, and also lex/flex, could
>be a challenge.  I'd be OK with just supporting flex and bison.

I think Automake mostly solves this problem; by default the generated
C source code is shipped in the distribution; only people who build
the distribution and work on git trees need those tools.  I'm fine
with a flex/bison requirement.


reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]