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sr #110266: Revert regression in Yacc support, and add Bison support

Submitter:  Bruno Haible <haible>
Submitted:  Tue 14 Jul 2020 07:47:21 PM UTC
Priority:  * 3 - Release N+1 Severity:  4 - Important
Status:  In Progress Privacy:  Public
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Thu 16 Jul 2020 06:54:42 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Yeah, I think AC_PROG_BISON would be 2.71 material at this point.  Considering the course of the other bug, an AC_PROG_FLEX might be a good idea too (but again, 2.71 material).

Zack Weinberg <zackw>
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Wed 15 Jul 2020 08:32:40 PM UTC, comment #1: 

Thanks for reporting this. I started the ball rolling on it by reverting the mistaken patch in question. This should be enough for a 2.70 release, though it'd be good to add an AC_PROG_BISON too.

Paul Eggert <eggert>
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Tue 14 Jul 2020 07:47:21 PM UTC, original submission:  

As explained in, the AC_PROG_YACC macro, which did support Yacc well in 2.69, now is buggy.

The change;a=commitdiff;h=42761668c0300afa7f8bf5ba736458a818cd5d15 should better be reverted and instead a new macro AC_PROG_BISON should be added, for proper Bison support.

Akim Demaille, the original author of said change, approved the plan in .

Bruno Haible <haible>


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