(bison.info)Context Dependency


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Handling Context Dependencies
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   The Bison paradigm is to parse tokens first, then group them into
larger syntactic units.  In many languages, the meaning of a token is
affected by its context.  Although this violates the Bison paradigm,
certain techniques (known as "kludges") may enable you to write Bison
parsers for such languages.

* Semantic Tokens
Token parsing can depend on the semantic context.
* Lexical Tie-ins
Token parsing can depend on the syntactic context.
* Tie-in Recovery
Lexical tie-ins have implications for how error recovery rules must be written.
   (Actually, "kludge" means any technique that gets its job done but is
neither clean nor robust.)


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