Fabien COELHO wrote:
> I would not like to break postgresql portability with other parser
> generators. It would be enough to reject the patch from my point of
> view;-)

We require bison to build, period. I am sure we use enough
bison-specific stuff now.  No one has suggested another parser generator
to support either.

> Using some non standard undocumented API would not help other people who
> would like to touch the parser.
> It would not help me either, because I would have to learn the
> undocumented API;-)
> I really need to give a name to the state so as to be able to attach a
> hint. I cannot set how I could guess the state number given after "GRANT"
> just from the source, and without generating lots of conflicts.
> So I'll do some more programming maybe over the week-end a resubmit
> something soon.

Please show us an example of what a typical hint would look like to the

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