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Flex

http://flex.sourceforge.net
Flex is a tool for generating programs that recognize lexical patterns in text. There are many applications for Flex, including writing compilers in conjunction with GNU Bison. Flex is a free implementation of the well known Lex program. It features a Lex compatibility mode, and also provides several new features such as exclusive start conditions.

Documentation

User manual available in HTML, Info, ASCII, dvi, PostScript, and TeXinfo formats from http://flex.sourceforge.net/manual/


Download

Download version 2.5.33 (developmental)
released on 21 February 2006

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
BSD AdClauseJanet Casey10 January 2003



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
W. L. Estes Maintainer
Vern PaxsonContributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/flex-announce
Support Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/flex-help
Bug Tracking VCS Repository Webview http://sourceforge.net/tracker/?group_id=97492&atid=618177


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 28 July 2009.



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