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Re: [PORTS] Port Bug Report: The compiler bombs at pgc.l and fails to finish compiling

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: "Jonathan A(dot) Zdziarski" <jonz(at)netrail(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-ports(at)postgreSQL(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PORTS] Port Bug Report: The compiler bombs at pgc.l and fails to finish compiling
Date: 1999-03-16 15:26:44
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.4.05.9903161124490.19918-100000@thelab.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Tue, 16 Mar 1999, Jonathan A. Zdziarski wrote:

> I am using flex 2.5.4a

Is configure detecting 'lex' or 'flex'?  Did you install 'flex' after your
configurte and not do a 'make distclean' before doign a re-configure?  

I've built v6.4.2 on both Solaris 7/x86 and sparc, using Flex 2.5.4a, with
no problems...

> 
> On Tue, 16 Mar 1999, The Hermit Hacker wrote:
> 
> > 
> > You must upgrade to using flex 2.5.4+ .. the lex that comes with most
> > operating systems (commercial) tends to be unable to handle the complexity
> > of our .l files ... 
> > 
> > 
> > On Mon, 15 Mar 1999, Unprivileged user wrote:
> > 
> > > 
> > > ============================================================================
> > >                         POSTGRESQL BUG REPORT TEMPLATE
> > > ============================================================================
> > > 
> > > 
> > > Your name		: Jonathan
> > > Your email address	: jonz(at)netrail(dot)net
> > > 
> > > Category		: install: compile
> > > Severity		: critical
> > > 
> > > Summary: The compiler bombs at pgc.l and fails to finish compiling
> > > 
> > > System Configuration
> > > --------------------
> > >   Operating System   : Solaris 7
> > > 
> > >   PostgreSQL version : 6.4.2
> > > 
> > >   Compiler used      : gcc 2.8.1
> > > 
> > > Hardware:
> > > ---------
> > > ASUS P2L97-DS, Dual P-II 333 Mhz, 512MB RAM, 9 Gig Disk	
> > > 
> > > Versions of other tools:
> > > ------------------------
> > > gmake 3.77, lex
> > > 
> > > --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > 
> > > Problem Description:
> > > --------------------
> > > When the compiler reached pgc.l, I receive this error:
> > > 
> > > lex pgc.l
> > > "pgc.l":line 53: Error: missing translation value
> > > make[3]: *** [pgc.c] Error 1
> > > make[3]: Leaving directory `/usr/share/src/pgsql/src/interfaces/ecpg/preproc'
> > > make[2]: *** [all] Error 2
> > > make[2]: Leaving directory `/usr/share/src/pgsql/src/interfaces/ecpg'
> > > make[1]: *** [all] Error 2
> > > make[1]: Leaving directory `/usr/share/src/pgsql/src/interfaces'
> > > make: *** [all] Error 2
> > > 
> > > if I try and do a make install i get postgres, but none of the tools or anything else.  It doesn't set up the database
> > > (if it is supposed to) either.	
> > > 
> > > --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > 
> > > Test Case:
> > > ----------
> > > I did a ./configure --with-perl --with-CC=gcc --with-pgport=5432 --enable-hba --disable-locale and a 'gmake'
> > > 
> > > 
> > > --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > 
> > > Solution:
> > > ---------
> > > 
> > > 
> > > --------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > > 
> > > 
> > 
> > Marc G. Fournier                                
> > Systems Administrator @ hub.org 
> > primary: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           secondary: scrappy(at){freebsd|postgresql}.org 
> > 
> 
> Thank you,
> 
> Jonathan A. Zdziarski
> Sr. Systems Administrator
> Netrail, inc. 
> 888.NET.RAIL x240
> 

Marc G. Fournier                   ICQ#7615664               IRC Nick: Scrappy
Systems Administrator @ hub.org 
primary: scrappy(at)hub(dot)org           secondary: scrappy(at){freebsd|postgresql}.org 


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