On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 7:14 AM, Alex Fenton <aff28 / deleteme.cam.ac.uk> wrote:
> Sparky Mat wrote:
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>> I need to parse a source tree to generate a table of functions used.
>> GCC-XML is causing more trouble than helping (I might be using it
>> wrong). Is there a C/C++ parser library (written in Ruby) available?
>> Failing which, which parser generator would you recommend, that would
>> help me write a simple C parser? My CC skills are a bit rusted, and it
>> would greatly help if the parser generator library has examples and/or
>> tutorials.
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> I haven't used gcc-xml but it would seem to me the right tool for the job.
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> As an alternative you could use SWIG, and output the results to xml (use the
> -xml or -xmlout options). Then parse that XML with rexml or libxml.
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> C++ is a pretty complex language to parse, but SWIG understands most of it -
> certainly enough to locate methods and functions.
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What problems are you having with GCC-XML?

Have you checked out rbgccxml? http://github.com/jameskilton/rbgccxml

Jason