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Re: Bison 1.50 experiences

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: Bison 1.50 experiences
Date: Fri, 18 Oct 2002 13:38:46 -0700 (PDT)

> From: Hans Aberg <address@hidden>
> Cc: address@hidden
> Date: Wed, 16 Oct 2002 09:36:51 +0200
> At 11:42 -0700 2002/10/15, Paul Eggert wrote:
> >Anyway, it looks like we can redo Bison to not need any temp files at
> >all, so the issue will be moot.
> I found the file from Bison outputs to M4 useful when writing my own
> skeleton files.

Surely you can catch this yourself by telling Bison to invoke the
following script instead of m4:

#! /bin/sh
tee /tmp/bison.m4 | m4 "$@"

> I think though that the post-processing that Bison does of the M4 output
> should be moved over to M4, if possible

Yes, it would be nice to avoid the extra pass.

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