GSoC status report - #1 of 10
yamato at redhat.com
Tue Jun 15 03:14:02 UTC 2021
How about using a script language instead of C for writing `gen` ?
If we use C, the process of cross-compiling becomes a bit complicated.
So I got the question.
On Mon, 14 Jun 2021 18:17:56 -0400, "Srikavin Ramkumar" <srikavinramkumar at gmail.com> wrote:
> Last week I worked on setting up the lexer, the parser and documenting the
> features and syntax of the description format. I've pushed my changes to my
> fork  of strace.
> Using flex and bison was significantly easier than expected, and I was able to
> mostly finish up the lexer and parser. The parser is almost entirely compatible
> with syzlang. It currently ignores type attributes and fails to parse ranges. I
> plan to polish up the remaining issues soon. Once I do, I'll send a RFC patch.
> This is very much a work-in-progress, but I would also appreciate any
> comments/feedback on the current state.
> I placed this code in maint/gen. Is there a better directory to put it in, or is
> this fine?
> - Add support for ranges in type options
> - Begin working on code generation
> - Replace Makefile with a script
> - Finalize CLI arguments, and add usage documentation
> : https://github.com/srikavin/strace/tree/srikavin/decoder_gen
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