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Last change on this file since 1c7171a was 1c7171a, checked in by William Harrington <kb0iic@…>, 9 years ago

Revert "Remove config cache entry from final-system Bison."

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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="t3">The <command>configure </command>script does not determine
28    the correct value for the following. Set the value manually:</para>
29
30<screen os="t4"><userinput>echo "ac_cv_prog_lex_is_flex=yes" &gt; config.cache</userinput></screen>
31
32    <para os="a">Prepare Bison for compilation:</para>
33
34<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --cache-file=config.cache</userinput></screen>
35
36    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
37
38<screen os="d"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
39
40    <para os="e">To test the results, issue:
41    <userinput>make check</userinput>.</para>
42
43    <para os="f">Install the package:</para>
44
45<screen os="g"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
46
47  </sect2>
48
49  <sect2 id="contents-bison" role="content">
50    <title>Contents of Bison</title>
51
52    <segmentedlist>
53      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
54      <segtitle>Installed library</segtitle>
55      <segtitle>Installed directory</segtitle>
56
57      <seglistitem>
58        <seg>bison and yacc</seg>
59        <seg>liby.a</seg>
60        <seg>/usr/share/bison</seg>
61      </seglistitem>
62    </segmentedlist>
63
64    <variablelist>
65      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
66      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
67      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
68
69      <varlistentry id="bison">
70        <term><command>bison</command></term>
71        <listitem>
72          <para>Generates, from a series of rules, a program for analyzing
73          the structure of text files; Bison is a replacement for Yacc (Yet
74          Another Compiler Compiler)</para>
75          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison bison">
76            <primary sortas="b-bison">bison</primary>
77          </indexterm>
78        </listitem>
79      </varlistentry>
80
81      <varlistentry id="yacc">
82        <term><command>yacc</command></term>
83        <listitem>
84          <para>A wrapper for <command>bison</command>, meant for programs that
85          still call <command>yacc</command> instead of <command>bison</command>;
86          it calls <command>bison</command> with the <option>-y</option>
87          option</para>
88          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison yacc">
89            <primary sortas="b-yacc">yacc</primary>
90          </indexterm>
91        </listitem>
92      </varlistentry>
93
94      <varlistentry id="liby.a">
95        <term><filename class="libraryfile">liby.a</filename></term>
96        <listitem>
97          <para>The Yacc library containing implementations of Yacc-compatible
98          <emphasis>yyerror</emphasis> and <emphasis>main</emphasis> functions;
99          this library is normally not very useful, but POSIX requires it</para>
100          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison liby.a">
101            <primary sortas="c-liby.a">liby.a</primary>
102          </indexterm>
103        </listitem>
104      </varlistentry>
105
106    </variablelist>
107
108  </sect2>
109
110</sect1>
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