flex(1) question

Rich Morin rdm at cfcl.com
Thu Jul 27 00:11:09 UTC 2006

At 6:11 PM -0700 7/23/06, Rich Morin wrote:
> The flex(1) man page, as found on the FreeBSD Hypertext
> Man Pages, says:
>   The regular expressions listed above are grouped according
>   to precedence, from highest precedence at the top to lowest
>   at the bottom. Those grouped together have equal precedence.
> I see nothing in the list that indicates any grouping of
> expressions.  Am I missing something?

Vern Paxson wrote:
> Hmmmm, right you are!  Funny no one has noticed this earlier.
> Please send this to Will Estes (wlestes at users.sourceforge.net),
> who has now taken over flex maintenance and development.

Will Estes wrote:
> While I'm guessing that the FreeBSD folks have an old version
> of flex, I would also guess that the current copy of the flex
> manual contains the same mistake.  I'll put this on my list>
> of things to fix.  Thanks for the report.

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