[TUHS] v7 K&R C [really lexers]
ralph at inputplus.co.uk
Mon Jun 15 00:03:03 AEST 2020
> Does anyone have the Usenix paper (80's timeframe I think) about making lex
> go fast? It was by Vern Paxson or Van Jacobson IIRC. Maybe only an
> abstract was published. The talk ended with a chart showing some CPU
> times, and the modified lex was only slightly slower than cat. Maybe Vern
> since he contributed to what became flex.
Google Scholar's ‘Vancouver’ style citation:
Jacobson V. Tuning UNIX Lex or it's NOT true what they say
about Lex. InUSENIX Conference Proceedings (Washington,
DC, Winter 1987) 1987 (pp. 163-164).
Lack of space after ‘In’ is Google, not me.
I didn't find the paper itself, just citations of it.
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