|Flex and EOF firstname.lastname@example.org (Matteo Corti) (2006-04-08)|
|Re: Flex and EOF email@example.com (Chris Dodd) (2006-04-09)|
|Re: Flex and EOF firstname.lastname@example.org (Russ Cox) (2006-04-09)|
|Re: Flex and EOF email@example.com (Michael Tiomkin) (2006-04-09)|
|Re: Flex and EOF DrDiettrich@compuserve.de (Hans-Peter Diettrich) (2006-04-10)|
|Re: Flex and EOF firstname.lastname@example.org (Matteo Corti) (2006-04-12)|
|Re: Flex and EOF email@example.com (Ira Baxter) (2006-04-12)|
|From:||"Michael Tiomkin" <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||9 Apr 2006 17:26:37 -0400|
|Posted-Date:||09 Apr 2006 17:26:37 EDT|
Matteo Corti wrote:
> I have a rule in my lexer to skip shell-like comments:
> #.*$ /* skip comments */
> which works just fine if there is \n at the end of the line.
> If the comment is in the last line wich is terminated by EOF the rule
> obviously fails.
> I tried something like:
> but flex complains about an "unrecognized rule". Any hint?
The easiest way is to introduce the new state, shell_comment, switch
to it on a '#', do nothing on ., and switch back on a $ or '\n'.
[That'd work, but I like #.* with separate \n better. -John]
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