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Berkeley Yacc

Berkeley Yacc (byacc) is a high-quality yacc variant. It is written to avoid dependencies upon a particular compiler. It was written around 1990 by Robert Corbett, who previously wrote Bison. This version has been modified to conform to ANSI C.

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Recent releases

  •  09 Apr 2014 21:57

    Release Notes: This release provides part of the functionality from btyacc (back-tracking), as well as useful extensions for showing locations and a destructor feature for freeing complex memory chunks. The test suite was extended to cover these and existing features, using lcov to measure the total test-coverage.

    •  01 Jan 2014 17:57

      Release Notes: This release implemented %token-table for building ntpd by NetBSD.

      •  26 Sep 2013 00:22

        Release Notes: This resolves a minor regression in the Red Hat package for byacc.

        •  05 Mar 2013 01:59

          Release Notes: This release fixes the special case in which the "-i" option is given without "-d", adds other minor fixes, and improves the regression testcases.

          •  04 Oct 2012 01:05

            Release Notes: This release alters the configure script to allow experimentation with different autoconf versons (no code changes).

            Recent comments

            27 May 2012 03:20 Emily18

            Good project.


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