October 30, 2009Re: dmd support for IDEs
Posted in reply to Ellery Newcomer
Ellery Newcomer schrieb: > Matthias Pleh wrote: >>> Also, it took me maybe 6 months of reading through DMD's source to get >>> something accurate together, and munging through syntactic and semantic >>> ambiguities was more or less trivial (easier than in GOLD, from what I >>> understand, though I haven't used GOLD), for what that's worth. >>> >> I have taken the hole grammar from the Digital Mars Hompage (the grammar >> for GOLD is nearly the same, as on the homepage) and I also used the >> same identifiers for the nonterminals, so when I get a conflict, I can >> easaly consult the online documentation, to understand the conflict! >> And with your admission I take also some parts from your grammar to >> solve the conflicts. > > Note the reason I spent 4 months reading through the compiler is because > the grammar in the spec is incorrect in many places. But yeah, feel free > to use mine. I just realised, it was not your grammar, which I tried to convert. It was the grammar I found in the lr-lalr project on dsource.org. (it seems to be an abandoned project) Now I spent the whole day to extract the grammar from the spec and bring it in a valid GOLD grammar. I fixed the first few conflicts, but I realized, that it will be an endless story to fix them all. It's to much to overlook at once. One should write the grammar in small steps. But anyway, I abandoned int and will use the JSON output for now. It's quite simple to parse and I think it's enough for the first step!
April 07, 2010Re: dmd support for IDEs
Posted in reply to Denis Koroskin
"Denis Koroskin" <email@example.com> сообщил/сообщила в новостях следующее: news:op.u1m30ituo7cclz@korden-pc... > On Sun, 11 Oct 2009 05:19:56 +0400, Walter Bright <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > I believe it won't work. It will always be slow and incomplete. > > Instead, I would make it easier to embed DMD into an IDE: separate DMDFE from DMDBE, fix memory leaks, remove all the static data (so that code would be re-intrable and it could work in different threads in parallel), move most of DMD code into a DLL so that an IDE could dynamically link with it and whatever it pleases with the source code. > > In fact, that's what I do right now. > > I'm writing my own D IDE in my spare time (in D, of course). I already made a lot of progress and now it's time to start implementing source code analysis. > > First thing I did is I made complete D bindings for C++ code. It worked out quite well but it was leaking so badly that I dropped it. > > Instead, I started porting DMD entirely to D (except the backend, of course), and I already got some great results. A few simple programs compile and produce byte-perfect binaries. It's still in its early stages and there is a lot of work to do, but it will be finished soon (hopefully). It could probably become a part of an official distribution, eventually. :) > > If anyone is interested and is willing to test and/or help, I will gladly share my code. Hi, Denis! I am beginner in D, but this theme is interesting for me - I very much would like to take part in creation IDE. I am interesting. I'd like to help. I hope I'll be able to help you? Contact me please at email@example.com Sincerelly, Sergey __________ Information from ESET NOD32 Antivirus, version of virus signature database 4862 (20100212) __________ The message was checked by ESET NOD32 Antivirus. http://www.eset.com
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