alex - Alex is a tool for generating lexical analysers in Haskell

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Distribution openSUSE Tumbleweed
Repository openSUSE Oss all
Package filename alex-3.2.4-5.3.i586.rpm
Package name alex
Package version 3.2.4
Package release 5.3
Package architecture i586
Package type rpm
Category Development/Libraries/Haskell
License BSD-3-Clause
Maintainer -
Download size 396.48 KB
Installed size 1.70 MB
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++.


Package Version Architecture Repository
alex-3.2.4-5.3.x86_64.rpm 3.2.4 x86_64 openSUSE Oss
alex - - -


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Name Value
alex = 3.2.4-5.3
alex(x86-32) = 3.2.4-5.3


Type URL
Binary Package alex-3.2.4-5.3.i586.rpm
Source Package alex-3.2.4-5.3.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install alex rpm package:

# zypper install alex




2018-11-28 - Guillaume GARDET <>
- Disable tests on aarch64 as they are broken.
2018-10-20 - Peter Simons <>
- Use https URL to refer to
2018-07-30 -
- Drop config.log from doc to fix build-compare
2018-07-18 -
- Cosmetic: replace tabs with blanks, strip trailing white space,
and update copyright headers with spec-cleaner.
2018-06-05 -
- Run the test suite by default.
- Build and install the man page and the documentation.
2018-05-14 -
- Update alex to version 3.2.4.
* Remove dependency on QuickCheck
* Change the way that bootstrapping is done: see for build
* fix issue when using cpphs (#116)
* Manage line length in generated files [GH-84]
* Fix issue when identifier with multiple single quotes, e.g. `foo''` was used
* Allow omitting spaces around `=` in macro definitions
* Include pre-generated Parser.hs and Scan.hs in the Hackage upload, to
make bootstrapping easier.
2017-08-09 -
- Drop autom4te.cache/requests from doc to fix build-compare
2017-08-03 -
- Updated with latest spec-cleaner version 0.9.8-8-geadfbbf.
2017-04-29 -
- Update to version 3.2.1 revision 1 with cabal2obs.
2017-02-12 -
- Update to version 3.2.1 with cabal2obs.

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