source: BOOK/final-system/common/bison.xml @ 024cb36

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Last change on this file since 024cb36 was 024cb36, checked in by William Harrington <kb0iic@…>, 5 years ago

Add docdir configure option to final-system bison configure command.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4  <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../../general.ent">
5  %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-bison" role="wrap">
9  <?dbhtml filename="bison.html"?>
10
11  <title>Bison-&bison-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison">
14    <primary sortas="a-Bison">Bison</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Bison package contains a parser generator.</para>
21
22  </sect2>
23
24  <sect2 role="installation">
25    <title>Installation of Bison</title>
26
27    <para os="a">Prepare Bison for compilation:</para>
28
29<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure \
30        --prefix=/usr \
31        --docdir=/usr/share/doc/bison-&bison-version;</userinput></screen>
32
33    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
34
35<screen os="d"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
36
37    <para os="e">To test the results, issue:</para>
38
39<screen os="e2"><userinput remap="test">make check</userinput></screen>
40
41    <para os="f">Install the package:</para>
42
43<screen os="g"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
44
45  </sect2>
46
47  <sect2 id="contents-bison" role="content">
48    <title>Contents of Bison</title>
49
50    <segmentedlist>
51      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
52      <segtitle>Installed library</segtitle>
53      <segtitle>Installed directories</segtitle>
54
55      <seglistitem>
56        <seg>bison, yacc</seg>
57        <seg>liby.a</seg>
58        <seg>/usr/share/bison, /usr/share/doc/bison-&bison-version;</seg>
59      </seglistitem>
60    </segmentedlist>
61
62    <variablelist>
63      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
64      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
65      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
66
67      <varlistentry id="bison">
68        <term><command>bison</command></term>
69        <listitem>
70          <para>Generates, from a series of rules, a program for analyzing
71          the structure of text files; Bison is a replacement for Yacc (Yet
72          Another Compiler Compiler)</para>
73          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison bison">
74            <primary sortas="b-bison">bison</primary>
75          </indexterm>
76        </listitem>
77      </varlistentry>
78
79      <varlistentry id="yacc">
80        <term><command>yacc</command></term>
81        <listitem>
82          <para>A wrapper for <command>bison</command>, meant for programs that
83          still call <command>yacc</command> instead of <command>bison</command>;
84          it calls <command>bison</command> with the <option>-y</option>
85          option</para>
86          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison yacc">
87            <primary sortas="b-yacc">yacc</primary>
88          </indexterm>
89        </listitem>
90      </varlistentry>
91
92      <varlistentry id="liby.a">
93        <term><filename class="libraryfile">liby.a</filename></term>
94        <listitem>
95          <para>The Yacc library containing implementations of Yacc-compatible
96          <emphasis>yyerror</emphasis> and <emphasis>main</emphasis> functions;
97          this library is normally not very useful, but POSIX requires it</para>
98          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison liby.a">
99            <primary sortas="c-liby.a">liby.a</primary>
100          </indexterm>
101        </listitem>
102      </varlistentry>
103
104    </variablelist>
105
106  </sect2>
107
108</sect1>
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