Re: Cygwin 'byacc' question

"toby" <>
12 Nov 2005 15:43:35 -0500

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From: "toby" <>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 12 Nov 2005 15:43:35 -0500
References: 05-11-03005-11-037
Keywords: yacc
Posted-Date: 12 Nov 2005 15:43:35 EST

Keith Thompson wrote:
> Andrey Tarasevich <> writes:
> > I'm using Berkley Yacc (byacc) generator from Cygwin package in my
> > project and now I'm in the process of switching to the newer version
> > of Cygwin. While doing this I ran into the following problem.
> [snip]
> Cygwin also has bison (currently version 1.875b). I don't know
> whether it would solve your problem *or* how much effort it would be
> to switch.

Bison's -p option is designed to solve just this problem: you get to
choose alternative prefixes for external symbols yyparse, yylex,
yyerror, yylval, yychar and yydebug (see 'info bison').


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