[GRASS5] [bug #883] (grass) configure dosn't look for yacc

Glynn Clements glynn.clements at virgin.net
Fri Dec 21 23:20:15 EST 2001

Andreas Lange wrote:

> > On the subject of lex/flex, configure.in currently has the following:
> > 
> > if test "$LEX" != "flex"; then
> >     AC_MSG_WARN([Consider installation of flex (replacement of lex).])
> > fi
> > 
> > Does anyone know the reason for this message?
> i just forwarded the discussion from february 2000 on this to you.

> can we make flex a requirement for compiling of GRASS5?
> The problem is now that some modules can be compiled with either flex or
> lex, but one module uses an option "%option lex-compat" which is not
> recognized by standard lex. 

Currently, none of the .l files in either the release branch or the
head use "%option" directive. AFAICT, none of them use any flex
extensions either, so I've removed the warning.

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements at virgin.net>

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