This VCL compiler thing...

Poul-Henning Kamp phk at
Fri Mar 10 13:05:36 CET 2006

In message <ujrmzfyfs1o.fsf at>, Dag-Erling =?iso-8859-1?Q?Sm=F8rgrav?= writes:
>"Poul-Henning Kamp" <phk at> writes:
>> Finally I have decided to enforce proper types and units throughout,
>> so if you compare a time variable, you must specify the units:
>> 	if (obj.ttl < 10m)
>Excellent.  I thought about this, but forgot to mention it.  It gives
>us all the advantages of Hungarian notation without any of the
>disadvantages (such as having to use Hungarian notation) :)


>> The compiler so far is 900 lines of C-code and a 170 line tcl script
>> to generate some C-code for keyword recognition.
>I imagine the Tcl script will be replaced with lex/yacc at some point?

My plan was to run the tcl script by hand and check both the script
and the result into the tree.

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