patches for flex-2.5.4a

Greg Schafer gschafer at
Thu Jan 2 19:37:00 PST 2003

On Thu, Jan 02, 2003 at 09:26:59PM -0600, Tushar Teredesai wrote:
> Gerard Beekmans wrote:
> >So, what does the patch fix? Is it crucial? 
> > 
> >
> It is a combination of 4 patches by redhat, unfortunately they don't 
> have much information on what the patches do. But here is what I got 
> from the ChangeLog in the spec file:
>    * conflicting isatty() prototype w/ glibc 2.2.
>    * gcc-3 related fixes.
>    * ISO C++ 98 compliance.
>    * YY_NO_INPUT patch.

No offence dude, but I don't reckon its worth it (for inclusion in the book
that is). If we go down this path then we'll be scrutinizing every RPM and
DEB out there to see what patches we should be using. Also, ttmkfdir is
obsolete when X 4.3 is released.

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