[ITP] trie-gen 1.1

Igor Pechtchanski pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Wed Sep 24 03:49:00 GMT 2003

On Tue, 23 Sep 2003, Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 23, 2003 at 06:21:24PM -0400, Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> >I've just managed to build trie-gen (part of libg++) for separate
> >packaging.  Trie-gen generates a minimum-prefix trie for a set of keywords
> >(essentially a trie counterpart for gperf).
> This can't be a coincidence, right?  I just asked for something like this
> over in cygwin-developers.
> Did you find this through google?  libg++ is pretty ancient.
> cgf

Well, sort of.  I suggested tries in reply to Corinna's message just
before I got yours, and a Google search for "gperf" turned up "trie-gen"
for me.  Finding a reasonably recent source was quite another story.

I couldn't get the autoconfed stuff to work anyway -- I think they
targeted the older autotools, and I'm not that autotool-savvy.  In any
case, I think it'd be useful in the meantime for building Cygwin.

Does anyone know of a newer version?  Maybe even one that's still under
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