The alex package

[Tags: bsd3, program]

Alex is a tool for generating lexical analysers in Haskell. It takes a description of tokens based on regular expressions and generates a Haskell module containing code for scanning text efficiently. It is similar to the tool lex or flex for C/C++.

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Versions2.1.0, 2.2, 2.3, 2.3.1, 2.3.2, 2.3.3, 2.3.4, 2.3.5, 3.0, 3.0.1, 3.0.2, 3.0.3, 3.0.4, 3.0.5, 3.1.0, 3.1.1, 3.1.2, 3.1.3, 3.1.4
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Dependenciesarray, base, containers, directory, QuickCheck (>=2)
Copyright(c) Chis Dornan, Simon Marlow
AuthorChris Dornan and Simon Marlow
MaintainerSimon Marlow <>
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UploadedTue Jan 6 20:50:44 UTC 2015 by SimonMarlow
DistributionsDebian:3.1.4, Fedora:3.1.3, FreeBSD:3.1.3, LTSHaskell:3.1.4, NixOS:3.1.4, Stackage:3.1.4
Downloads71214 total (975 in last 30 days)
StatusDocs not available [build log]
Last success reported on 2015-05-18 [all 2 reports]


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