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Compiler-compiler
also called compiler generator is a tool that creates a parser and has 3 more synonyms

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  1. interpreter, or compiler from some form of formal description

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  2. The earliest and still most common form of compiler-compiler is a parser generator, whose input is a grammar (usually in BNF) of a programming language, and whose generated output is the source code of a parser

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  3. on Unix based operating systems

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  4. The ideal compiler compiler takes a description of a programming language and a target instruction set architecture, and automatically generates a usable compiler from them

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  5. In practice, the state of the art has yet to reach this degree of sophistication and most compiler generators are not capable of handling semantic or target architecture information

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