[erlang-questions] Parsing C with leex and yecc

Tony Arcieri <>
Tue Jul 20 20:43:27 CEST 2010

On Tue, Jul 20, 2010 at 12:39 PM, Joe Armstrong <> wrote:

> Yes - I've also been playing with my own peg combinator library :-).
> The problem is that LALR(1) parsers can give you pretty good automatic
> error
> diagnostics on faulty input. Peg grammars just fail - period - and you
> have to write
> your own error recovery in the grammar - on the other hand the peg grammar
> is much nicer than the yacc grammar

That's been my observation as well, and why I've continued to use leex and
yecc for Reia.

Tony Arcieri
Medioh! A Kudelski Brand

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