[Ironruby-core] Bug?: Ruby2Ruby and ParseTree on IronRuby

Michael Letterle michael.letterle at gmail.com
Sun Jan 17 22:00:04 EST 2010


Considering we have access to the AST.. I would think that.. in theory at
least, it would be EASIER to implement than CRuby...

But yeah, what Jimmy said :)



On Sun, Jan 17, 2010 at 9:32 PM, Jimmy Schementi <
Jimmy.Schementi at microsoft.com> wrote:

> > Any ideas on this? It's using Ruby2Ruby and ParseTree. Is it because it's
> > based around C extensions? Anyone know how to do it on the CLR?
>
> http://parsetree.rubyforge.org/
>
> ParseTree hooks into MRI's internals and exposes the parse tree for a given
> chunk of Ruby code. For this to work on IronRuby you'd have to rewrite the
> C-extension-portion of this library to look at the DLR trees (may require
> changes to ironruby as well to expose the tree, but I'm not sure).
>
> Ruby2Ruby is just a Ruby parser written in Ruby, but depends on racc, which
> uses a C extension, though it seems like you can run racc without it.
>
> ~Jimmy
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Michael Letterle
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