|Reentrant flex & bison firstname.lastname@example.org (2004-03-15)|
|Re: Reentrant flex & bison email@example.com (Clint Olsen) (2004-03-19)|
|Re: Reentrant flex & bison firstname.lastname@example.org (2004-03-19)|
|Re: Reentrant flex & bison email@example.com (2004-03-26)|
|Re: Reentrant flex & bison firstname.lastname@example.org (2004-04-03)|
|Re: Reentrant flex & bison email@example.com (Paul Eggert) (2004-04-03)|
|Re: Reentrant flex & bison firstname.lastname@example.org (2004-04-03)|
|Re: Reentrant flex & bison email@example.com (2004-04-14)|
|From:||Paul Eggert <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||3 Apr 2004 09:11:52 -0500|
|References:||04-03-068 04-03-076 04-03-098|
|Posted-Date:||03 Apr 2004 09:11:52 EST|
At 26 Mar 2004 22:08:01 -0500, email@example.com (cherico) writes:
> I suppose, to work with bison well, flex 2.5.31 is a
> better choice.
Either one should work. However, 2.5.31 is not an official stable
version so you can expect more gotchas with it.
> I am curious why flex 2.5.4 removes the support of the
> reentrant option.
2.5.31 came after 2.5.4, just as 2.5.10 came after 2.5.9.
> [I don't know who's doing the version at sourceforge, but it's not
> the mainstream one. -John]
W. L. Estes of UNC Greensboro is doing that version. I can't check
its current status, as sourceforge.net is down right now.
As far as I know Vern Paxson, the previous maintainer of 'flex',
hasn't had time to work on it since 2.5.4 came out in 1996. If you
want just bug fixes for 2.5.4 I suggest using the Debian GNU/Linux
patches, which you can get from
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