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Re: yacc/bison build errors on current CVS
Daniel Jacobowitz <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On Mon, Sep 15, 2003 at 02:59:28PM +0100, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
>> On Sun, 14 Sep 2003, Daniel Jacobowitz wrote:
>> > On sid, I recommend installing flex-old.
>> I observed previously that for other reasons the old version is also
>> required for the release manager to use when building release tarballs
>> <http://gcc.gnu.org/ml/gcc/2003-06/msg01048.html>. This requirement
>> remains unless the problem with the portability of the generated code has
>> been fixed, as GCC is unlikely to presume a C99 library on the host for
>> another decade.
> As you can see in the discussion at:
> It has not been fixed, and probably will not be.
If we can get cpplib separated from gcc then we can use cpplib as the
lexer for gengtype, removing the need for flex entirely. I do not
currently have time to do this all by myself, but if someone wants to
help out I can work with them.