|Flex speed, (was Re: Recursive Descent Parsers and YACC) markz@ssc.UUCP (1990-11-17)|
|Re: Flex speed, (was Re: Recursive Descent Parsers and YACC) firstname.lastname@example.org (1990-11-21)|
|From:||markz@ssc.UUCP (Mark Zenier)|
|Keywords:||parse, yacc, design, question|
|Organization:||SSC, Inc., Seattle, WA|
|Date:||17 Nov 90 19:04:51 GMT|
> [Lex is slow, but flex uses newer techniques so that it
> is usually as fast as a hand-coded lexer. ... -John]
What kind of speedup can be gained by using flex instead of lex?
How much does the include file / new buffer stuff in flex 2.3 cost
(in terms of speed)?
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