Opened 7 years ago

Closed 7 years ago

Last modified 7 years ago

#4003 closed defect (fixed)

flex-2.6.2 issues

Reported by: Armin Owned by: DJ Lucas
Priority: normal Milestone: 8.0
Component: Book Version: SVN
Severity: normal Keywords:


It has already been raised on the mailing lists. Certain packages fail to build with unpatched version of flex, such as doxygen.

Attached patch for the flex fixes the issue. Patch from upstream, without tests addition to avoid regenerating autotools files.

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flex-fixes.patch (199.2 KB ) - added by Armin 7 years ago.

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Change History (7)

by Armin, 7 years ago

Attachment: flex-fixes.patch added

comment:1 by Armin, 7 years ago

Original patch broke the chapter 6 build. In addition to the patch, a "touch src/scan.*" is needed.

comment:2 by bdubbs@…, 7 years ago

If you have the time, it would be nice if you could include a patch for the book's xml.

comment:3 by DJ Lucas, 7 years ago

One less test, one new test failure (presumably because of the skipped part of the patch to avoid regenerating configure):


the fast lexical analyser generator 2.6.2: tests/test-suite.log


# TOTAL: 113 # PASS: 112 # SKIP: 0 # XFAIL: 0 # FAIL: 1 # XPASS: 0 # ERROR: 0

.. contents:: :depth: 2

FAIL: cxx_restart =================

<snip> ./ line 53: 4190 Segmentation fault (core dumped) $TESTNAME ${USE_TABLES:+${INPUT_DIRECTORY}/${TESTNAME%.exe}.tables} < $INPUT_NAME FAIL cxx_restart (exit status: 139)

comment:4 by DJ Lucas, 7 years ago

Owner: changed from lfs-book@… to DJ Lucas

comment:5 by DJ Lucas, 7 years ago

Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed

Fixed in r11147.

comment:6 by bdubbs@…, 7 years ago

Milestone: 7.118.0

Milestone renamed

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