[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next]
- Subject: Re: Best way to set a lua table from a parser written in C
- From: Silas Silva <silasdb@...>
- Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 18:31:27 -0200
On Thu, Oct 28, 2010 at 02:27:09PM -0500, Javier Guerra Giraldez wrote:
> but, if you want to learn, just do all three:
> 1: parser->C structs->Lua. you'll find lots of references, work
> should be straightforward
Yeah, I was reading about Prof. Roberto's struct
> 2: write to Lua structs directly within the parser. did you know that
> even without the language, Lua is a nice data structure library?
That is exactly what I was thinking about...
> 3: LPEG. in most cases, the data flow in a LPEG parser works just like 2
> I'd advise doing it in this order, because once 1 is running going to
> 2 is mostly removing code, and going to 3 is mostly syntax and some
> extra code deletion.
Thanks, maybe I'll do 3 some day :-) For now, let's start from 2,
since learning some Lex & Yacc (and general parsers theory and creation
-- which could be achieved using LPEG, I know...) is my objective, for