Bison vs Recursive Descent

Written by Walter on x/x/2004

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Funny to see that even the C/objective C compilers from the GCC set have gone from bison/yacc to handwritten recursive descent parsers. We had the same evolution with MPL 2 years ago, albeit our change in implementation was made to solve cross-platform compatibility problems, it did turn out to be a wise choice indeed. Just noticed this when looking at the gcc changelog today:

gnu gcc 4.1 changelog

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