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Re: automake & flex's -P option

From: Thomas E. Dickey
Subject: Re: automake & flex's -P option
Date: Tue, 18 Mar 2003 06:24:04 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 18 Mar 2003, Richard Dawe wrote:

> Hello.
> Akim Demaille wrote:
> [snip]
> > I think a lot could be done to improve the interface provided that we
> > require Bison and Flex.  The problem here stems on the willingness to
> > be yacc/lex portable.
> [snip]
> Out of interest: Is it a hard requirement that automake should work with lex,
> yacc rather than requiring flex, bison? Or is it likely to change in the
> future?

the autoconf maintainers do not appear to be interested in maintaining
compatibility with lex/yacc (other than paying lip-service to the notion).

T.E.Dickey <address@hidden>

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