increasing start state limit in lex
23 Nov 90 19:10:34 GMT

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Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Keywords: lex, flex, question
Organization: Microtel Pacific Research Ltd., Burnaby, B.C., Canada
Date: 23 Nov 90 19:10:34 GMT

It appears that lex has a upper limit (~16) to the number of
start states that can be defined. Is it possible to increase
this limit ? How ?

Jennitta Andrea | Voice : (604) 293-5362
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[Use flex, which allows as many start states as you want. Flex itself uses
21 start states in its scanner. -John]

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