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Re: [PORTS] Port Bug Report: gmake all fails due to "buggy Flex"

From: Bruce Momjian <maillist(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Gary Hoffman <ghoffman(at)ucsd(dot)edu>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PORTS] Port Bug Report: gmake all fails due to "buggy Flex"
Date: 1999-05-02 07:13:38
Message-ID: 199905020713.DAA29595@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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> 
> Versions of other tools:
> ------------------------
> Flex 2.5.4a
> GNU Make version 3.75
> 
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> 
> Problem Description:
> --------------------
> Following instructions in Install Readme, I downloaded Flex 2.5.4a from mit.edu and compiled. Still, the make.log tells me:
> gmake lexverify
> gmake[1]: Entering directory `/usr2/src/pgsql/src'
> gmake -C lextest all
> gmake[2]: Entering directory `/usr2/src/pgsql/src/lextest'
> lex scan.l
> gcc2 -c lex.yy.c
> gcc2 -c lextest.c
> gcc2 -o lextest lex.yy.o lextest.o
> unexpected last match in input()
> gmake[2]: Leaving directory `/usr2/src/pgsql/src/lextest'
> 
> You have a buggy version of flex.  Read INSTALL and search for flex for a fix.
> 
> gmake[1]: *** [lexverify] Error 1
> gmake[1]: Leaving directory `/usr2/src/pgsql/src'
> gmake: *** [all] Error 2
> 
> --------------------------------------------------------------------------

lex/flex in bsdi 3.0 is buggy.  I my guess is that it is still finding
the old lex/flex and using that.

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