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Re: [opensuse-buildservice] Re: byacc and bison
  • From: Robert Schiele <rschiele@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2006 13:11:08 +0200
  • Message-id: <20060710111108.GA19116@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Mon, Jul 10, 2006 at 01:04:55PM +0200, Marcus Rueckert wrote:
> On 2006-07-10 13:37:36 +0300, Peter Nixon wrote:
> > OK. I shall give it a try. In any case I have managed to solve (this) problem
> > by renaming /usr/bin/yacc to /usr/bin/byacc thereby allowing it to co-exist
> > with bison.
> why do you need yacc at all? is bison not enough?

Every yacc implementation I have ever seen has its own (more or less stupid)
proprietary extensions. Thus if some packages makes use of them you either
have to port the grammer file or use the very same yacc implementation the
authors used.


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