translater tool, whoa
b.xavier at internet.lu
Sat Aug 7 12:20:35 EDT 2004
Glad you asked. Surely I need a faq to answer those...
Pointers are not handled. Or they will be mishandled.
I may leave a choice to convert the notations
I've seen object.rect->topleft and this gets more confusing...
so object[rect,topleft] is the answer but it's gets weirder
the more code you see ;)
Pointers can be much more complex
than just simple assignment of variable addresses.
Even a for loop can hard to parse
for(mystruct* s->t=0; (x ? i,z)< thisfcuntion();++i) // etc...
is a beast to translate...
But I got some ways of doing some of these cases.
Recognizing how a for loop is incremented alone
means different strategies for repeat statements.
Like basic's goto statements what do you do?
How could I translate a register barrel shifter for example?
in a code like this
where you move from struct element to another using the pointer
is best done with a simple
Some C++ or Java oriented constructs/logic must be done
As I said it does the tedious translation and parsing the job.
you did see the screen shots right?
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> > I wrote a transcript translator engine for c, pascal, basic
> > which also handles parts of fortran, php, flash, java and js.
> > -- Please send me more info on it. Btw, how did you handle the
> pointer stuff
> in those languages???
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