bison 1.75 and flex

Jochen Schröder jschrod at
Sun Nov 24 06:57:12 PST 2002

calmar wrote:
> Hi,
> does anybody know if there could be a problem with bison and flex?
> while trying to install bison 1.75 (although in the 'cvs book' they talk 
> about an older version, compared to what is provided in the lfs-package) 
> there is an erroe message about there is no flex/lex available (which is 
> not in fact)
> While trying to install flex, it complains something about bison.
> sorry when I dont' have the exact errormessages here.
> But I guess when nobody had this problem before, I made anywhere a fault 
> and should retry it from scratch almost.
> thanks for any hints
> calmar
I recall reading about quite a bit of trouble with bison 1.75 not just 
compiling lfs, but also things like X. If you feel really adventurous go 
ahaed else I'd recommend downgrading to 1.35 which is what the book uses.

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