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dlg - DFA Lexical Analyzer Generator
dlg [options] lexical_spec [output_file]
dlg is a tool that produces fast deterministic finite automata for rec-
ognizing regular expressions in input.
-CC Generate C++ output. The output_file is not specified in this
Where level is the compression level used. 0 indications no
compression, 1 removes all unused characters from the transition
from table, and 2 maps equivalent characters into the same char-
acter classes. It is suggested that level -C2 is used, since it
will significantly reduce the size of the dfa produced for lexi-
-m Produces the header file for the lexical mode with a name other
than the default name of "mode.h".
-i An interactive, or as interactive as possible, parser is pro-
duced. A character is only obtained when required to decide
which state to go to. Some care must be taken to obtain accept
states that do not require look ahead at the next character to
determine if that is the stop state. Any regular expression
with a Kleene closure at the end is guaranteed to require
another character of look ahead.
Specify a class name for DLG to generate. The default is
-ci The automaton will treat upper and lower case characters identi-
cally. This is accomplished in the automaton; the characters in
the lexical buffer are unmodified.
-cs Upper and lower case characters are treated as distinct. This
is the default.
-o dir Directory where output files should go (default="."). This is
very nice for keeping the source directory clear of ANTLR and
Warns if more than one regular expression could match the same
character sequence. The warnings give the numbers of the
expressions in the dlg lexical specification file. The number-
ing of the expressions starts at one. Multiple warnings may be
print for the same expressions.
- Used in place of file names to get input from standard in or
send output to standard out.
Dlg works... we think. There is no implicit guarantee of anything.
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make other tools available as they are completed.
mode.h , dlgauto.h , dlgdef.h
DLG April 1994 dlg(1)
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