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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 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>bison</productname>
13 <productnumber>&bison-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&bison-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>Bison-&bison-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison">
20 <primary sortas="a-Bison">Bison</primary>
21 </indexterm>
22
23 <sect2 role="package">
24 <title/>
25
26 <para>The Bison package contains a parser generator.</para>
27
28 <segmentedlist>
29 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
30 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
31
32 <seglistitem>
33 <seg>&bison-ch6-sbu;</seg>
34 <seg>&bison-ch6-du;</seg>
35 </seglistitem>
36 </segmentedlist>
37
38 </sect2>
39
40 <sect2 role="installation">
41 <title>Installation of Bison</title>
42<!-- bison only installs a static library
43 <para>Inhibit static library installation:</para>
44
45<screen><userinput remap="pre">sed -i '/lib_LIBRARIES =/d' Makefile.in</userinput></screen>
46-->
47 <para>Prepare Bison for compilation:</para>
48
49<screen><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr --docdir=/usr/share/doc/bison-&bison-version;</userinput></screen>
50
51 <para>Compile the package:</para>
52
53<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
54
55<!--
56 <para>To test the results (about 2.2 SBU), issue:</para>
57
58<screen><userinput remap="test">make check</userinput></screen>
59-->
60
61 <para>There is a circular dependency between bison and flex with regard to
62 the checks. If desired, after installing flex in the next section, the
63 bison checks can be run with <command>make check</command>. Three
64 tests related to lalr1.cc fail for unknown reasons.</para>
65
66 <para>Install the package:</para>
67
68<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
69
70 </sect2>
71
72 <sect2 id="contents-bison" role="content">
73 <title>Contents of Bison</title>
74
75 <segmentedlist>
76 <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
77 <segtitle>Installed library</segtitle>
78 <segtitle>Installed directory</segtitle>
79
80 <seglistitem>
81 <seg>bison and yacc</seg>
82 <seg>liby.a</seg>
83 <seg>/usr/share/bison</seg>
84 </seglistitem>
85 </segmentedlist>
86
87 <variablelist>
88 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
89 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
90 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
91
92 <varlistentry id="bison">
93 <term><command>bison</command></term>
94 <listitem>
95 <para>Generates, from a series of rules, a program for analyzing the
96 structure of text files; Bison is a replacement for Yacc (Yet Another
97 Compiler Compiler)</para>
98 <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison bison">
99 <primary sortas="b-bison">bison</primary>
100 </indexterm>
101 </listitem>
102 </varlistentry>
103
104 <varlistentry id="yacc">
105 <term><command>yacc</command></term>
106 <listitem>
107 <para>A wrapper for <command>bison</command>, meant for programs that
108 still call <command>yacc</command> instead of <command>bison</command>;
109 it calls <command>bison</command> with the <parameter>-y</parameter>
110 option</para>
111 <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison yacc">
112 <primary sortas="b-yacc">yacc</primary>
113 </indexterm>
114 </listitem>
115 </varlistentry>
116
117 <varlistentry id="liby">
118 <term><filename class="libraryfile">liby</filename></term>
119 <listitem>
120 <para>The Yacc library containing implementations of Yacc-compatible
121 <function>yyerror</function> and <function>main</function> functions;
122 this library is normally not very useful, but POSIX requires it</para>
123 <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison liby">
124 <primary sortas="c-liby">liby</primary>
125 </indexterm>
126 </listitem>
127 </varlistentry>
128
129 </variablelist>
130
131 </sect2>
132
133</sect1>
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