[ragel-users] Crack back-end

Conrad Steenberg conrad.steenberg at caltech.edu
Fri Nov 11 19:27:51 UTC 2011

Hi Kevin,

Sorry, I was not clear: I want to create a backend for Ragel to produce
crack code, like it does for Ruby, C/C++ etc.

I think the Ruby backend looks like a good base to start from.

 On Nov 11, 2011 10:04 AM, "Kevin T. Ryan" <kevin.t.ryan at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Thu, Nov 10, 2011 at 10:57 AM, Conrad Steenberg
> <conrad.steenberg at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi there,
> >
> > I'm looking into creating a ragel back-end for the Crack language ...
> >
> > Is there an existing language back-end that would be most
> > appropriate to use as a template?
> Have you looked at the examples included as part of the distribution?
> On my machine, they can be found in "C:\Program Files\Ragel
> 6.7\ragel-6.7\examples".  Probably most relevant to crack (from your
> description) is the clang.rl file ("A mini C-like language scanner.")
> or perhaps the cppscan.rl file ("A C++ scanner. Uses the longest match
> construction.").  I found many of the examples very enlightening on
> how to use Ragel / get started.  Hope that helps!
> ktr
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