^^ Package definition of bison

Package

bison

Version

2:3.8.2+dfsg-1

Architecture

amd64

Maintainer

Chuan-kai Lin

Installed-Size

3111

Depends

  • m4
  • libc6 (>= 2.29)

Suggests

  • bison-doc

Section

Priority

optional

Multi-Arch

foreign

Homepage

Description

YACC-compatible parser generator

Bison is a general-purpose parser generator that converts agrammar description for an LALR(1) context-free grammar into a Cprogram to parse that grammar. Once you are proficient with Bison, youmay use it to develop a wide range of language parsers, from those usedin simple desk calculators to complex programming languages..Bison is upward compatible with Yacc: all properly-written Yaccgrammars ought to work with Bison with no change. Anyone familiar withYacc should be able to use Bison with little trouble. Documentation ofthe program is in the bison-doc package.

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