Flex, matching order

ywang@maingate.net (Sunny Wang)
11 Jun 1997 00:01:20 -0400

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From: ywang@maingate.net (Sunny Wang)
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 11 Jun 1997 00:01:20 -0400
Organization: Electrotex, Inc. http://www.electrotex.com/
Keywords: flex, question


In flex, it always tries to match the longest possible
string. However, now I want to match the shortest possible? Is there
anyway to do it?

Thanks a lot.

Y. Wang
[Generally, use a different pattern. Or use states and a bunch of
one-character patterns. -John]


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