source: final-system/common/bison.xml @ 62c1c5dd

Last change on this file since 62c1c5dd was 62c1c5dd, checked in by Jim Gifford <clfs@…>, 17 years ago

r1115@server (orig r1113): chris | 2006-01-30 22:12:19 -0800
Moved perl symlink to temp-perl section, and added userinput tags to a couple commands.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/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    <segmentedlist>
23      <segtitle>&dependencies;</segtitle>
24
25      <seglistitem>
26        <seg>Bash, Binutils, Coreutils, Diffutils, GCC, Gettext,
27        Glibc, Grep, M4, Make, and Sed</seg>
28      </seglistitem>
29    </segmentedlist>
30
31  </sect2>
32
33  <sect2 role="installation">
34    <title>Installation of Bison</title>
35
36    <para os="a">Prepare Bison for compilation:</para>
37
38<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr</userinput></screen>
39
40    <para os="b1">The configure system causes bison to be built without support
41    for internationalization of error messages if a <command>bison</command>
42    program is not already in $PATH.  The following addition will correct
43    this.</para>
44
45<screen os="b2"><userinput>echo '#define YYENABLE_NLS 1' >> config.h</userinput></screen> 
46
47    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
48
49<screen os="d"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
50
51    <para os="e">To test the results, issue:
52    <userinput>make check</userinput>.</para>
53
54    <para os="f">Install the package:</para>
55
56<screen os="g"><userinput>make install</userinput></screen>
57
58  </sect2>
59
60  <sect2 id="contents-bison" role="content">
61    <title>Contents of Bison</title>
62
63    <segmentedlist>
64      <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
65      <segtitle>Installed library</segtitle>
66
67      <seglistitem>
68        <seg>bison and yacc</seg>
69        <seg>liby.a</seg>
70      </seglistitem>
71    </segmentedlist>
72
73    <variablelist>
74      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
75      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
76      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
77
78      <varlistentry id="bison">
79        <term><command>bison</command></term>
80        <listitem>
81          <para>Generates, from a series of rules, a program for analyzing
82          the structure of text files; Bison is a replacement for Yacc (Yet
83          Another Compiler Compiler)</para>
84          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison bison">
85            <primary sortas="b-bison">bison</primary>
86          </indexterm>
87        </listitem>
88      </varlistentry>
89
90      <varlistentry id="yacc">
91        <term><command>yacc</command></term>
92        <listitem>
93          <para>A wrapper for <command>bison</command>, meant for programs that
94          still call <command>yacc</command> instead of <command>bison</command>;
95          it calls <command>bison</command> with the <option>-y</option>
96          option</para>
97          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison yacc">
98            <primary sortas="b-yacc">yacc</primary>
99          </indexterm>
100        </listitem>
101      </varlistentry>
102
103      <varlistentry id="liby.a">
104        <term><filename class="libraryfile">liby.a</filename></term>
105        <listitem>
106          <para>The Yacc library containing implementations of Yacc-compatible
107          <emphasis>yyerror</emphasis> and <emphasis>main</emphasis> functions;
108          this library is normally not very useful, but POSIX requires it</para>
109          <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison liby.a">
110            <primary sortas="c-liby.a">liby.a</primary>
111          </indexterm>
112        </listitem>
113      </varlistentry>
114
115    </variablelist>
116
117  </sect2>
118
119</sect1>
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