YACC: syntax errors

gclind01@starbase.spd.louisville.edu (George C. Lindauer)
16 Jan 1997 20:10:34 -0500

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From: gclind01@starbase.spd.louisville.edu (George C. Lindauer)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 16 Jan 1997 20:10:34 -0500
Organization: University of Louisville.edu
Keywords: yacc, errors, comment

Is there any way of getting detailed error information out of YACC...
so I can get more specific about syntax errors than just putting out
a 'syntax error' message? I've tried using the 'error' keyword
but even using it sparsely comes up with a lot of reduce/reduce conflicts.

[Not without hacking the generated parser, which many people have done. -John]

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