Bison

Bison is a program that converts the formal description of a computer language grammar into a C language program that can parse the syntax and symbols of that grammar into instructions that the computer can execute.

Bison is a program that converts the formal description of a computer language grammar into a C language program that can parse the syntax and symbols of that grammar into instructions that the computer can execute. The grammar to be converted must be a Lookahead Left-to-Right (LALR) context-free grammar.

Bison is upward compatible with Yacc, an earlier tool. Bison would typically be used by a C programmer.

This was first published in September 2005

Continue Reading About Bison

Glossary

'Bison' is part of the:

View All Definitions

Dig deeper on Linux server hardware

0 comments

Oldest 

Forgot Password?

No problem! Submit your e-mail address below. We'll send you an email containing your password.

Your password has been sent to:

-ADS BY GOOGLE

File Extensions and File Formats

Powered by:

SearchDataCenter

SearchServerVirtualization

SearchCloudComputing

SearchEnterpriseDesktop

Close