Lexical Analysis With Flex, for Flex 2.5.37

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This manual describes flex, a tool for generating programs that perform pattern-matching on text. The manual includes both tutorial and reference sections.

This edition of The flex Manual documents flex version 2.5.37. It was last updated on 22 July 2012.

This manual was written by Vern Paxson, Will Estes and John Millaway.

--- The Detailed Node Listing ---

Format of the Input File

Scanner Options

Reentrant C Scanners

The Reentrant API in Detail

Memory Management

Serialized Tables