[Monetdb-developers] [Monetdb-checkins] MonetDB/conf conf.bash, 1.129, 1.130
Stefan.Manegold at cwi.nl
Wed Jul 5 18:23:21 CEST 2006
"Unexpectedly", I found/made some time, and fixed the flex issue "properly":
- The tar-ball releases come with the bison/flex generated tools, hence,
configure only needs to check for the respetive tool when compiling the
- Pathfinder's configure (when compiling the CVS source) check's the flex
version, and quit's in case it's 2.5.31, suggesting to install/use 2.5.4
or 2.5.33 instead.
On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 11:45:44AM +0200, Jens Teubner wrote:
> On Wed, Jul 05, 2006 at 11:29:44AM +0200, Stefan Manegold wrote:
> > I just checked this with flex 2.5.31 on my 64-bit Fedora Core 4
> > desktop, and I get the same problems as on Debian;
> > I.e., this indeed seems to be a general problem with flex 2.5.31 and
> > our pathfinder lexer code.
> > hence, unless we can fix our pathfinder lexer code to work properly
> > with flex 2.5.31, we should indeed make configure check for the flex
> > version, and quit once we find flex 2.5.31.
> Hi Stefan,
> thanks for clarifying this. Reading your original checkin message, I
> thought that this was a *compilation* problem, which apparently it is
> The error message is strange. We haven't experienced any problems on
> that end so far, and I suspect this is really a flex problem/bug. So a
> ./configure check I guess is the right "solution".
> P.S.: Stefan, much like you, I won't find time to look into this for at
> least a week. Whoever looks into this first just lets the other know,
> Jens Teubner
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