March 22, 2007
I am working on a LALR grammar for D.
The grammar will be a complete grammar as per DMD 1.009.

I am almost done, and will publish it
sometimes tomorrow.

But the synchronize keyword is the cause of
a great (~ 40) number of shift-reduce conflicts.

And it's because synchronized is both defined
as a strorage class, ans used as the start of the
synchronized statement.

My questions are:

Is synchronized still a storage
class, or was it left there in the grammar, after
the synchronized statement has been created ?

Can i eliminate synchronized as a storage class ?

Thanks

March 22, 2007
:
: Can i eliminate synchronized as a storage class ?
:

Well, the token is processed by parse.c, and ther is a function isSynchronized( ) which is used in declaration.c.

So, it looks like synchronize can be used both as
a storage class and as a keyword for the synchronize
statement.

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