|Possible lex bug? email@example.com (1992-09-02)|
|Re: Possible lex bug? firstname.lastname@example.org (1992-09-03)|
|From:||email@example.com (Al Stavely)|
|Organization:||New Mexico Tech, USA|
|Date:||Thu, 3 Sep 1992 16:53:31 GMT|
|Keywords:||lex, errors, comment|
firstname.lastname@example.org (Steve Masticola) writes:
>Has anyone else come across the following possible bug in lex?
>[lex doesn't recognize \v as vertical tab]
"It's not a bug, it's a feature!" :-(
According to my Lex manual, the only special-character escape sequences
(besides octal codes) that Lex supports are \n, \t and \b. Sad but true...
- Allan Stavely, New Mexico Tech, USA
[Yet another reason to use flex. -John]
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