[perl #40513] [CAGE] add flex/bison files to c coding standard tests

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Jerry Gay

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Oct 11, 2006, 12:22:08 PM10/11/06
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*.l and *.y are c files, and must meet the coding standards for this filetype.
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Mr. Shawn H. Corey

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Oct 11, 2006, 3:55:23 PM10/11/06
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Jerry Gay (via RT) wrote:
> *.l and *.y are c files, and must meet the coding standards for this filetype.
> ~jerry
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By "this filetype" I assume you mean the C standard. Although these
files contain C code and that code should be written to the C standard,
they are not C files. Each should have its own standard and part of that
standard is: "Where C code appears, it should be written to the C
standard as describe in (reference to C standard documentation)." This
means that standards must be written for flex and bison. Neither is part
of C and cannot be part of its standard. But because C is part of their
files, the C standard must be part of their standards.

To put it in C terms: the flex and bison standards must include the C
standard, not the other way around.


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