helpbison - Support: sr #108352, make check fails on Linux/x86_64


sr #108352: make check fails on Linux/x86_64

Submitted by:  Peter Simons <simons>
Submitted on:  Sat 03 Aug 2013 09:23:04 AM UTC  
Category:  None Priority:  5 - Normal
Severity:  4 - Important Status:  Done
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Akim Demaille <akim>
Open/Closed:  Closed Operating System:  GNU/Linux

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Sun 08 Sep 2013 07:20:09 PM UTC, comment #3:

You are right. Adding flex as a build input fixes the test suite failure. Thank you very much for the information!

Peter Simons <simons>
Wed 04 Sep 2013 03:43:45 PM UTC, comment #2:

Hi Peter!

I guess something went wrong with the definition of LEX. Bison requires Flex to be checked (precisely to compile examples/calc++/calc++-scanner.ll).

I see that the configure step reports:

checking for flex... no
checking for lex... no

It should definitely either skip this test (examples/calc++), or fail at that point. But in your case, I would suggest adding flex as a dependency.

Akim Demaille <akim>
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Fri 23 Aug 2013 06:29:57 AM UTC, comment #1:

From discussion [1] I gather it might be correlated to doing the build in a chroot.


Sat 03 Aug 2013 09:23:04 AM UTC, original submission:

While building bison 3.0 on NixOS Linux, the following build error occurs during the make check phase:

A complete build log is available at <>.

Peter Simons <simons>


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