translating file formats

Discussion in 'C++' started by Puppet_Sock, Apr 23, 2007.

  1. Puppet_Sock

    Puppet_Sock Guest

    Are there any good texts or web sites with advice on how to write an
    app
    (in C++) that translates one format input file to another?

    I've got this enormous engineering code that has a gnarly input file
    format.
    My thought is to write a front end for it to allow humans to create
    the
    inputs without having to jump through the hoops that the code
    requires.

    It's not *quite* a compiler, but it's somewhat similar.
    Socks
     
    Puppet_Sock, Apr 23, 2007
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  2. Puppet_Sock

    Noah Roberts Guest

    Puppet_Sock wrote:
    > Are there any good texts or web sites with advice on how to write an
    > app
    > (in C++) that translates one format input file to another?
    >
    > I've got this enormous engineering code that has a gnarly input file
    > format.
    > My thought is to write a front end for it to allow humans to create
    > the
    > inputs without having to jump through the hoops that the code
    > requires.
    >
    > It's not *quite* a compiler, but it's somewhat similar.
    > Socks
    >


    It's easy. Just call the MysteryFormatTranslationFunction and you're done.
     
    Noah Roberts, Apr 23, 2007
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