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.
DocumentationUser manual available in HTML, Info, ASCII, dvi, PostScript, and TeXinfo formats from http://flex.sourceforge.net/manual/
released on 1 March 2016
|License||Verified by||Verified on||Notes|
|BSD AdClause||Janet Casey||10 January 2003|
Leaders and contributors
|W. L. Estes||Maintainer|
Resources and communication
|Support||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/flex-help|
|Developer||VCS Repository Webview||https://github.com/westes/flex|
|Developer||Mailing List Info/Archive||http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/flex-announce|
This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 March 2016.