[ragel-users] how to use getkey?

Adrian Thurston thurs... at cs.queensu.ca
Sat Feb 9 01:29:22 UTC 2008

Hi Manoj,

The getkey statement is for looking inside a structure when you're
parsing an array of structures.

What you want to do is read data into an array of characters and process


Manoj Rajagopalan wrote:
> Hi all,
>    I'd like to read from a C++ filebuf object and get Ragel to read from 
> it. I believe I must specify a getkey method to tell Ragel how to read 
> from the filebuf but I don't understand how to do this completely from 
> the existing documentation.
>    would someone have any example of getkey usage? It needn't be 
> specific to what I've mentioned above.
> thanks
> Manoj
> > 

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