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I'm running EPIC 0.5.46. Whenever I use the not-defined operator added in perl 5.10 (which is //), the syntax hightighter used by the editor parses it as bad regexp pattern and comments out all my code after the operator. That's a pretty bad behavior, to the point that I have to refrain from using this operator.
Test case : everything after "//" is parsed as comment.
$a = $b // "fubar";
What is the parser used by EPIC? Is there a way to solve this problem?
Thanks for your time.
The parser used by EPIC is a custom one based on ANTLR.
I noticed that your test case doesn't cause a syntax highlighting problem in the current 'testing' (0.6.x) version, so the easiest solution might be to simply upgrade EPIC.
It looks like EPIC is using ANTLR 2.7.5. Last stable version is 2.7.7, released in 2006. So I guess I'm stuck here, unless I patch the source code of ANTLR2 myself - very unlikely. It looks like perl support for ANTLR3 is very poor. Is there a plan to upgrade to this newer version?
Oh thanks, I replied before I saw your answer. I'll try this.
Thanks, it worked like a charm!