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Re: [DotGNU]Arrays and torture testing ilasm (a bug)

From: Patric Hedlin
Subject: Re: [DotGNU]Arrays and torture testing ilasm (a bug)
Date: Sun, 9 Mar 2003 19:43:56 +0100

----- Original Message ----- 
> Hi,
> As usual I've dug up a bug for ilasm which prevents it from
> assembling any array larger than 4994 elements. I almost know
> why it happens.
> ilasm_grammar.y: 2627
> DataItemList
> : DataItem
> | DataItem ',' DataItemList
> ;
> This sets up a recursion of 4994 levels in itself and finally till
> the parser gives up. I think that's what's causing the problems.
The right recursive production will waste the parse stack.

> On the contrary the C#'s parser has a similar construct and does not
> throw errors . So I've sort of given up on the bug right now :-)
All recursive productions seem to left recursive, so there should be no (such) 

> This is a real bug and was encountered in an auto-generated parser file
> which had a whole lot of states .. (you could guess ;)


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