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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-fin-sbu;</seg>
34 <seg>&bison-fin-du;</seg>
35 </seglistitem>
36 </segmentedlist>
37
38 </sect2>
39
40 <sect2 role="installation">
41 <title>Installation of Bison</title>
42
43 <para>Prepare Bison for compilation:</para>
44
45<screen><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr --docdir=/usr/share/doc/bison-&bison-version;</userinput></screen>
46
47 <para>Compile the package:</para>
48
49<screen><userinput remap="make">make</userinput></screen>
50
51 <para>The tests are known to fail using multiple processors.
52 To test the results (about 5.5 SBU), issue:</para>
53
54<screen><userinput remap="test">make -j1 check</userinput></screen>
55
56 <para>Install the package:</para>
57
58<screen><userinput remap="install">make install</userinput></screen>
59
60 </sect2>
61
62 <sect2 id="contents-bison" role="content">
63 <title>Contents of Bison</title>
64
65 <segmentedlist>
66 <segtitle>Installed programs</segtitle>
67 <segtitle>Installed library</segtitle>
68 <segtitle>Installed directory</segtitle>
69
70 <seglistitem>
71 <seg>bison and yacc</seg>
72 <seg>liby.a</seg>
73 <seg>/usr/share/bison</seg>
74 </seglistitem>
75 </segmentedlist>
76
77 <variablelist>
78 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
79 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
80 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
81
82 <varlistentry id="bison">
83 <term><command>bison</command></term>
84 <listitem>
85 <para>Generates, from a series of rules, a program for analyzing the
86 structure of text files; Bison is a replacement for Yacc (Yet Another
87 Compiler Compiler)</para>
88 <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison bison">
89 <primary sortas="b-bison">bison</primary>
90 </indexterm>
91 </listitem>
92 </varlistentry>
93
94 <varlistentry id="yacc">
95 <term><command>yacc</command></term>
96 <listitem>
97 <para>A wrapper for <command>bison</command>, meant for programs that
98 still call <command>yacc</command> instead of <command>bison</command>;
99 it calls <command>bison</command> with the <parameter>-y</parameter>
100 option</para>
101 <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison yacc">
102 <primary sortas="b-yacc">yacc</primary>
103 </indexterm>
104 </listitem>
105 </varlistentry>
106
107 <varlistentry id="liby">
108 <term><filename class="libraryfile">liby</filename></term>
109 <listitem>
110 <para>The Yacc library containing implementations of Yacc-compatible
111 <function>yyerror</function> and <function>main</function> functions;
112 this library is normally not very useful, but POSIX requires it</para>
113 <indexterm zone="ch-system-bison liby">
114 <primary sortas="c-liby">liby</primary>
115 </indexterm>
116 </listitem>
117 </varlistentry>
118
119 </variablelist>
120
121 </sect2>
122
123</sect1>
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