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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 2.6.1 (stable)
released on 1 March 2016

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Licensing

LicenseVerified byVerified onNotes
BSD AdClauseJanet Casey10 January 2003



Leaders and contributors

Contact(s)Role
W. L. Estes Maintainer
Vern Paxson Contributor


Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Support Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/flex-help
Developer VCS Repository Webview https://github.com/westes/flex
Developer Bug Tracking https://github.com/westes/flex/issues
Developer Download https://github.com/westes/flex/releases
Developer Mailing List Info/Archive http://lists.sourceforge.net/mailman/listinfo/flex-announce


Software prerequisites

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 8 March 2016.



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