From: Dave O Connor (doc at domain redbrick.dcu.ie)
Date: Wed 20 Jun 2001 - 16:58:25 IST
Patrick A. Stack said on Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 04:48:33PM +0100:
> What is lex? Nothing about it in the man pages, or indeed in any of the
> multiple deadtree manuals I have on Linux admin etc. that I can find.
Lex is a lexer/parser generator. You should be able to find a package for it
(be you a .deb or .rpm head). PHP must need it to build, a lot of things with
complex parsers do. You might need yacc, also.
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