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Ragel State Machine Compiler
Compiles finite state machines from regular languages into runnable C code

Ragel compiles executable finite state machines from regular languages. Ragel targets C, C++ and ASM. Ragel state machines can not only recognize byte sequences as regular expression machines do, but can also execute code at arbitrary points in the recognition of a regular language. Code embedding is done using inline operators that do not disrupt the regular language syntax.


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released on 14 October 2014

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GPLv2orlaterBABA20024 February 2017

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Adrian Thurston Maintainer
Robert Lemmen Maintainer Debian

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Required to build Flex
Required to build Bison

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 24 February 2017.


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