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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<!--
43 <para>First, fix a build problem with the current version:</para>
44
45<screen><userinput remap="pre">sed -i '9327 s/mv/cp/' 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<!-- I could not find a race condidtion in the current version.
52 <para>Compile the package, but work around a race condition in the
53 current version:</para>
54
55<screen><userinput remap="make">make -j1</userinput></screen>-->
56
57 <para>Compile the package:</para>
58
59<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
60
61 <para>To test the results (about 5.5 SBU), issue:</para>
62
63<screen><userinput remap="test">make check</userinput></screen>
64
65 <para>Fourteen tests fail in the "Diagnostics" section, probably because of
66 missing locales.</para>
67
68<!--
69 <para>There is a circular dependency between bison and flex with regard to
70 the checks. If desired, after installing flex in the next section, the
71 bison package can be rebuilt and the bison checks can be run with
72 <command>make check</command>.</para>
73-->
74
75 <para>Install the package:</para>
76
77<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
78
79 </sect2>
80
81 <sect2 id="contents-bison" role="content">
82 <title>Contents of Bison</title>
83
84 <segmentedlist>
85 <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
86 <segtitle>Installed library</segtitle>
87 <segtitle>Installed directory</segtitle>
88
89 <seglistitem>
90 <seg>bison and yacc</seg>
91 <seg>liby.a</seg>
92 <seg>/usr/share/bison</seg>
93 </seglistitem>
94 </segmentedlist>
95
96 <variablelist>
97 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
98 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
99 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
100
101 <varlistentry id="bison">
102 <term><command>bison</command></term>
103 <listitem>
104 <para>Generates, from a series of rules, a program for analyzing the
105 structure of text files; Bison is a replacement for Yacc (Yet Another
106 Compiler Compiler)</para>
107 <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison bison">
108 <primary sortas="b-bison">bison</primary>
109 </indexterm>
110 </listitem>
111 </varlistentry>
112
113 <varlistentry id="yacc">
114 <term><command>yacc</command></term>
115 <listitem>
116 <para>A wrapper for <command>bison</command>, meant for programs that
117 still call <command>yacc</command> instead of <command>bison</command>;
118 it calls <command>bison</command> with the <parameter>-y</parameter>
119 option</para>
120 <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison yacc">
121 <primary sortas="b-yacc">yacc</primary>
122 </indexterm>
123 </listitem>
124 </varlistentry>
125
126 <varlistentry id="liby">
127 <term><filename class="libraryfile">liby</filename></term>
128 <listitem>
129 <para>The Yacc library containing implementations of Yacc-compatible
130 <function>yyerror</function> and <function>main</function> functions;
131 this library is normally not very useful, but POSIX requires it</para>
132 <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison liby">
133 <primary sortas="c-liby">liby</primary>
134 </indexterm>
135 </listitem>
136 </varlistentry>
137
138 </variablelist>
139
140 </sect2>
141
142</sect1>
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