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To: "Guido Minnen" <>
Subject: Re: Flex error message
In-reply-to: Your message of Wed, 24 Feb 1999 15:31:46 PST.
Date: Thu, 25 Feb 1999 00:11:31 PST
From: Vern Paxson <vern>

> I'm extending a larger scanner written in Flex and I keep running into
> problems. More specifically, I get the error message:
> "flex: input rules are too complicated (>= 32000 NFA states)"

Increase the definitions in flexdef.h for:

#define JAMSTATE -32766 /* marks a reference to the state that always j
ams */
#define MAXIMUM_MNS 31999
#define BAD_SUBSCRIPT -32767

recompile everything, and it should all work.