[antlr-interest] parsing a very large file
vladimir at ok2home.net
Thu Mar 26 15:13:52 PDT 2009
Thank you for the pointers - will dig into it.
> Is there some way you can split up the input externally from ANTLR
> first? I've used it before to parse some large data files
> (~80MB), but they were archive files that contained chunks of
> about ~500KB each that could be parsed independently of each
> other, so it was fairly straightforward.
The format is "record" based - a lot of small chunks enclosed
in /begin /end. So I could write a front end which only feeds the
records to ANTLR and parse those there.
Thanks for the hint.
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