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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-flex" role="wrap">
9 <?dbhtml filename="flex.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>flex</productname>
13 <productnumber>&flex-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&flex-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>Flex-&flex-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-system-flex">
20 <primary sortas="a-Flex">Flex</primary>
21 </indexterm>
22
23 <sect2 role="package">
24 <title/>
25
26 <para>The Flex package contains a utility for generating programs that
27 recognize patterns in text.</para>
28
29 <segmentedlist>
30 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
31 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
32
33 <seglistitem>
34 <seg>&flex-ch6-sbu;</seg>
35 <seg>&flex-ch6-du;</seg>
36 </seglistitem>
37 </segmentedlist>
38
39 </sect2>
40
41 <sect2 role="installation">
42 <title>Installation of Flex</title>
43
44 <para>Prepare Flex for compilation:</para>
45
46<screen><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr \
47 --disable-static \
48 --docdir=/usr/share/doc/flex-&flex-version;</userinput></screen>
49
50 <para>Compile the package:</para>
51
52<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
53
54 <para>To test the results (about 0.5 SBU), issue:</para>
55
56<screen><userinput remap="test">make check</userinput></screen>
57
58 <para>Install the package:</para>
59
60<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
61
62 <para>A few programs do not know about <command>flex</command> yet and
63 try to run its predecessor, <command>lex</command>. To support those
64 programs, create a symbolic link named <filename>lex</filename> that
65 runs <filename>flex</filename> in <command>lex</command> emulation
66 mode:</para>
67
68<screen><userinput remap="install">ln -sv flex /usr/bin/lex</userinput></screen>
69
70 </sect2>
71
72 <sect2 id="contents-flex" role="content">
73 <title>Contents of Flex</title>
74
75 <segmentedlist>
76 <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
77 <segtitle>Installed libraries</segtitle>
78 <segtitle>Installed directory</segtitle>
79
80 <seglistitem>
81 <seg>flex, flex++ (link to flex), and lex (link to flex)</seg>
82 <seg>libfl.so and libfl_pic.so</seg>
83 <seg>/usr/share/doc/flex-&flex-version;</seg>
84 </seglistitem>
85 </segmentedlist>
86
87 <variablelist>
88 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
89 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
90 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
91
92 <varlistentry id="flex">
93 <term><command>flex</command></term>
94 <listitem>
95 <para>A tool for generating programs that recognize patterns in text;
96 it allows for the versatility to specify the rules for pattern-finding,
97 eradicating the need to develop a specialized program</para>
98 <indexterm zone="ch-system-flex flex">
99 <primary sortas="b-flex">flex</primary>
100 </indexterm>
101 </listitem>
102 </varlistentry>
103
104 <varlistentry id="flexpp">
105 <term><command>flex++</command></term>
106 <listitem>
107 <para>An extension of flex, is used for generating C++ code
108 and classes. It is a symbolic link to <command>flex</command></para>
109 <indexterm zone="ch-system-flex flexpp">
110 <primary sortas="b-flex++">flex++</primary>
111 </indexterm>
112 </listitem>
113 </varlistentry>
114
115 <varlistentry id="lex">
116 <term><command>lex</command></term>
117 <listitem>
118 <para>A script that runs <command>flex</command> in
119 <command>lex</command> emulation mode</para>
120 <indexterm zone="ch-system-flex lex">
121 <primary sortas="b-lex">lex</primary>
122 </indexterm>
123 </listitem>
124 </varlistentry>
125
126 <varlistentry id="libfl">
127 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libfl</filename></term>
128 <listitem>
129 <para>The <filename class="libraryfile">flex</filename> library</para>
130 <indexterm zone="ch-system-flex libfl">
131 <primary sortas="c-libfl">libfl</primary>
132 </indexterm>
133 </listitem>
134 </varlistentry>
135
136 </variablelist>
137
138 </sect2>
139
140</sect1>
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