[ipxe-devel] Syntax check of ipxe-scripts available?

Michael Brown mbrown at fensystems.co.uk
Fri Sep 6 16:23:05 UTC 2013

On 24/07/13 14:33, Robin Smidsrød wrote:
> Michael: Is the script parser well factored out, or is it _everywhere_?
> I'm assuming it doesn't compile down to a proper AST, does it?

No, it doesn't get compiled at all.  You can't sensibly syntax-check the 
script before runtime because you could legitimately do something like:

   read command
   ${command} some arguments

in which the command to be executed cannot be known in advance.


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