Compiling XFree86 - error

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at
Mon Nov 25 08:00:31 PST 2002

Adrian Smarzewski wrote:

>I have the following error during xfree86 compilation (latest lfs from cvs, xfree 4.2.0+4.2.1 patch):
>depending in lib/Xft...
>make[3]: Entering directory `/usr/src/xfree/xc/lib/Xft'
>flex -l  xftlex.l
>sed 's/yy/XftConfig/g' lex.yy.c | sed 's/__REALLY_YY__/yy/' > xftlex.c && rm -f lex.yy.c
>bison -y -d xftgram.y
>xftgram.y:168.8: parse error, unexpected ":", expecting ";" or "|"
>xftgram.y:169.3-6: $$ of `matrix' has no declared type
>make[3]: *** [xftgram.c] Error 1
>make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/xfree/xc/lib/Xft'
>make[2]: *** [depend] Error 2
>make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/xfree/xc/lib'
>make[1]: *** [depend] Error 2
>make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/src/xfree/xc'
>make: *** [World] Error 2
Use the Bison version in the LFS 4.0 book.  Don't upgrade to the latest 
  -- Bruce

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