Flex compilation issue...

David Fix 6gwlse302 at sneakemail.com
Tue May 31 09:13:32 PDT 2005


Hey guys, I've been working through the book (SVN-20050524), and I'm at 6.29. Flex-2.5.31...  (I posted this on the lfs-devel list, but they told me to ask here)...  However, I get the following when I attempt to compile (some parts compile, then it gets to this):

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if gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.  -DLOCALEDIR=\"/usr/share/locale\" -I/usr/include -I./intl   -g -O2 -MT parse.o -MD -MP -MF ".deps/parse.Tpo" -c -o parse.o parse.c; \
then mv -f ".deps/parse.Tpo" ".deps/parse.Po"; else rm -f ".deps/parse.Tpo"; exit 1; fi
/bin/sh /working/flex-2.5.31/missing --run flex   scan.l
/working/flex-2.5.31/missing: line 46: flex: command not found
WARNING: `flex' is missing on your system.  You should only need it if
         you modified a `.l' file.  You may need the `Flex' package
         in order for those modifications to take effect.  You can get
         `Flex' from any GNU archive site.
sed '/^#/ s|\.c|scan.c|' .c >scan.c
sed: can't read .c: No such file or directory
make[2]: *** [scan.c] Error 2
make[2]: Leaving directory `/working/flex-2.5.31'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/working/flex-2.5.31'
make: *** [all] Error 2

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Any thoughts, anyone?  :)



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