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|Short description=Replacement for the parser generator 'yacc'
 
|Short description=Replacement for the parser generator 'yacc'
 
|Full description=Bison is a general-purpose parser generator that converts an annotated context-free grammar into an LALR(1) or GLR parser for that grammar. Once you are proficient with Bison, you can use it to develop a wide range of language parsers, from those used in simple desk calculators to complex programming languages. Bison is upward compatible with Yacc: all properly-written Yacc grammars ought to work with Bison with no change. Anyone familiar with Yacc should be able to use Bison with little trouble. You need to be fluent in C or C++ programming in order to use Bison.
 
|Full description=Bison is a general-purpose parser generator that converts an annotated context-free grammar into an LALR(1) or GLR parser for that grammar. Once you are proficient with Bison, you can use it to develop a wide range of language parsers, from those used in simple desk calculators to complex programming languages. Bison is upward compatible with Yacc: all properly-written Yacc grammars ought to work with Bison with no change. Anyone familiar with Yacc should be able to use Bison with little trouble. You need to be fluent in C or C++ programming in order to use Bison.
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|Documentation note=User reference manual available from http://www.gnu.org/software/bison/manual/ Printed user reference manual available from http://www.gnu.org/doc/book10.html
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|Documentation note=User reference manual available from http://www.gnu.org/software/bison/manual/. Printed user reference manual available from http://shop.fsf.org/product/bison-manual/
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|Related projects=CPG,Gperf,dparser,Flex
 
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|Keywords=YACC,grammar,bison,parser
 
|Keywords=YACC,grammar,bison,parser
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|Version date=2012/12/12
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|Version download=http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/bison/bison-2.7.tar.gz
 
|Last review by=Janet Casey
 
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|Last review date=2010-05-01
 
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|Submitted by=Database conversion
 
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|Submitted date=2011-04-01
 
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Revision as of 13:15, 28 March 2013

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Bison

https://www.gnu.org/software/bison/
Bison is a general-purpose parser generator that converts an annotated context-free grammar into an LALR(1) or GLR parser for that grammar. Once you are proficient with Bison, you can use it to develop a wide range of language parsers, from those used in simple desk calculators to complex programming languages. Bison is upward compatible with Yacc: all properly-written Yacc grammars ought to work with Bison with no change. Anyone familiar with Yacc should be able to use Bison with little trouble. You need to be fluent in C or C++ programming in order to use Bison.

Documentation

User reference manual available from http://www.gnu.org/software/bison/manual/. Printed user reference manual available from http://shop.fsf.org/product/bison-manual/

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:bison

Download

Download version 3.0.2 (stable)
released on 5 December 2013

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GPLv2orlaterKelly Hopkins11 August 2010



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
Akim Demaille Contributor
Paul Eggert Contributor
Paul Hilfinger and Joel DennyContributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Help Newsgroup gnu.annouce
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:bug-bison@gnu.org
Support E-mail mailto:help-bison@gnu.org
Help E-mail mailto:info-gnu@gnu.org


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