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A tool for generating lexical analysers in Haskell

Alex is a tool for generating lexical analysers in Haskell. It takes a description of tokens based on regular expressions and generates a Haskell module containing code for scanning text efficiently. It is similar to the tool lex or flex for C/C++.

Version: 3.5.1.0 License: GPL-3 GitHub
Maintainers No Maintainer
Categories devel haskell
Homepage https://www.haskell.org/alex/
Platforms macosx
Variants
  • haskell_cabal_use_prebuilt (Use prebuilt cabal and ghc. This is a necessary default variant because alex is used to bootstrap ghc and ghc is used to bootstrap cabal.)
  • stack (Use stack to build.)

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