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Sun Jun 28 20:04:45 CEST 2009

int f(int *);

box> (parse-program (open-input-string "int f(int *);"))
#f:1:11: parse: unexpected parenthesis (`)') in: C_PAREN

Time to read the grammar.  It's funny: reading BNF to see at a glance
what's going on is a skill I've never mastered.  Maybe because of its
extreme locality.  Maybe there is a tool out there that can help one
view it using hyperlinks?  Also, a BNF form annotated with examples
would be nice.  This way the visual pattern-recognition can help.

In private/parser.ss I find this:
     ;; XXX: what about DeclarationSpecifiers AbstractDeclarator?
     #;[(DeclarationSpecifiers !PushDeclarator AbstractDeclarator)
      (build-parameter-declaration $1 $3 (@ 3))]

Which looks like it is the problem.  Let's uncomment.

Ok, then it parses.. But i do get "1 shift/reduce conflict"..

Using one of the previous tests derived from forth.c I get the same
problem as before (after commenting out the line above):

box> (parse-program (open-input-file "test-1.c"))
car: expects argument of type <pair>; given ()

Crap.. It looks like there is no way around going into things a bit
deeper.


[1] http://www.open-std.org/JTC1/SC22/WG14/www/docs/n1256.pdf
[2] entry://../library/f0598571db600409ae2b7aefb43744dd



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