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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/3] kconfig: use yylineno option instead of manual lineno increments
2018-03-23 2:00 GMT+09:00 Masahiro Yamada <>:
> Tracking the line number by hand is error-prone since we need to make
> sure to increment it in all the \n matching patterns.
> If '%option yylineno' is set, flex defines 'yylineno' to contain the
> current line number and automatically updates it each time it reads a
> \n character. This is much more convenient although the lexer does
> not initializes yylineno, so you need to set it to 1 each time you
> start reading a new file, and restore it you go back to the previous
> file.
> I tested this with DEBUG_PARSE, and confirmed the same dump message
> was produced.
> I removed the perf-report option. Otherwise, I see the following
> message:
> %option yylineno entails a performance penalty ONLY on rules that
> can match newline characters
> Signed-off-by: Masahiro Yamada <>
> ---

Applied to linux-kbuild/kconfig.

Best Regards
Masahiro Yamada

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