30 Jul 2002 mslicker   » (Journeyer)

mpr, If I knew specifically what I wanted, a small hack might do. I'm not too skilled with Unix, so small hacks are probably out of my reach. Language analysis I know very well, so this seems like the right aproach for me.

Once I have the language in an abstract form, then I can do sofisticated transformations. Probably some experimentation is required to figure out exactly what I want to do with the information once parsed. I have several ideas of what makes the source hard to read and how I can alleviate.

If sucessful, this will be a useful tool to mine C source code, not just the Linux kernel.

To me, C is very much a legacy language. It should have left behind long ago, or perhaps should have never been created.

tk, I've read a lot of the spec. Pretty much every detail is required if you want to really make the most use of the information you are parsing.

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