flex - Fast Lexical Analyzer Generator

Property Value
Distribution openSUSE Leap 15.1
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename flex-2.6.4-lp151.3.67.x86_64.rpm
Package name flex
Package version 2.6.4
Package release lp151.3.67
Package architecture x86_64
Package type rpm
Category Development/Languages/C and C++
Homepage http://flex.sourceforge.net/
License BSD-3-Clause
Maintainer -
Download size 366.44 KB
Installed size 1.26 MB
FLEX is a tool for generating scanners: programs that recognize lexical
patterns in text.


Package Version Architecture Repository
flex - - -


Name Value
info -
libc.so.6(GLIBC_2.26)(64bit) -
libfl-devel = 2.6.4
libm.so.6()(64bit) -
libm.so.6(GLIBC_2.2.5)(64bit) -
m4 -


Name Value
flex = 2.6.4-lp151.3.67
flex(x86-64) = 2.6.4-lp151.3.67


Type URL
Mirror widehat.opensuse.org
Binary Package flex-2.6.4-lp151.3.67.x86_64.rpm
Source Package flex-2.6.4-lp151.3.67.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install flex rpm package:

# zypper install flex




2017-09-11 - jengelh@inai.de
- Fix RPM categories.
2017-07-31 - schwab@suse.de
- use-extensions.patch: add AC_USE_SYSTEM_EXTENSIONS to get missing
2017-07-03 - mpluskal@suse.com
- Explicitly require m4 and library devel package
- Do not ship static library
2017-06-25 - astieger@suse.com
- flex 2.6.4:
* Some minor performance enhancements
* honor user defined yy_* macros again
- includes changes from 2.6.3:
* several bug fixes resolved problems introduced in recent flex
versions regarding processing of comments, literals and various
quoting scenarios.
* fix buffer overflow through long path (bsc#1026047)
- includes changes from 2.6.2:
* a segfalt involving yyrestart(NULL) has been fixed
* flex should now handle quoting when mixed with m4 processing
* flex handles `[[' and `]]' correctly
* flex no longer generates non-ANSI code
* more compilation warnings were squashed in generated scanners
* prevented a buffer overflow that could occur when input buffers
were the exact wrong size
- drop flex-2.6.1-fPIC.patch
- build the shared library and split libfl
2017-02-07 - dimstar@opensuse.org
- Fix de-registration of the info files.
2016-07-14 - mpluskal@suse.com
- Small spec file cleanup
2016-04-26 - idonmez@suse.com
- Update to version 2.6.1
* A number of compiler warnings have been remedied.
* Line directives should now work as expected and be absent when
that is expected.
* Resolved github issues #53, #54, #55, #61.
* Resolved sf bugs #128, #129, #155, #160, #184, #187, #195.
- Refresh flex-2.5.34-fPIC.patch -> flex-2.6.1-fPIC.patch
- Drop upstream patches: config-guess-sub-update.patch,
flex-2.5.37-bison-2.6.1-1.patch, flex-compatible-with-bison3.patch,
- Drop unneeded patch flex-2.5.37-notex.patch
2015-02-15 - schwab@linux-m68k.org
- flex-yyleng.patch: fix type of yyleng to be int as mandated by POSIX.
Fixes perl-SystemPerl, for example.
2015-01-05 - mlin@suse.com
- Add flex-compatible-with-bison3.patch
* fix tests with bison3, see http://sourceforge.net/p/flex/flex/ci/c376be574e99b5f64a7dad71cfc7c0b1f71b747b/
2013-02-18 - schwab@suse.de
- config-guess-sub-update.patch:
Update config.guess/sub for aarch64

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