JLex: A Lexical Analyzer Generator for Java(TM)

Latest version 1.2.6 of JLex updated on February 7, 2003.

JLex is a lexical analyzer generator, written for Java, in Java.

JLex was developed by Elliot Berk at Princeton University. It is now maintained by C. Scott Ananian.

Please send bug reports to cananianalumni.princeton.edu.

If you are interested in JLex, you may also wish to look at JFlex.

A mailing list has been set up for announcements of new CUP/JLex releases. To subscribe, send mail to majordomo@cs.princeton.edu with "subscribe jtools" in the body of the message.


Copyright 1996-2003 by Elliot Joel Berk and C. Scott Ananian

Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and its documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and that both the copyright notice and this permission notice and warranty disclaimer appear in supporting documentation, and that the name of the authors or their employers not be used in advertising or publicity pertaining to distribution of the software without specific, written prior permission.

The authors and their employers disclaim all warranties with regard to this software, including all implied warranties of merchantability and fitness. In no event shall the authors or their employers be liable for any special, indirect or consequential damages or any damages whatsoever resulting from loss of use, data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or other tortious action, arising out of or in connection with the use or performance of this software.

This is an open source license. It is also GPL-Compatible (see entry for "Standard ML of New Jersey"). The portions of JLex output which are hard-coded into the JLex source code are (naturally) covered by this same license.

Java is a trademark of Sun Microsystems, Inc. References to the Java programming language in relation to JLex are not meant to imply that Sun endorses this product.