Flex compilation issue...

wwh20610 at cmsu2.cmsu.edu wwh20610 at cmsu2.cmsu.edu
Tue May 31 13:16:59 PDT 2005

On Tue, 31 May 2005 16:13:24 +0000, David Fix wrote:

> 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):
> --------------------
> 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
> --------------------
> Any thoughts, anyone?  :)

I just ended up installing flex-2.5.4 instead of 2.5.31.

William (Ratrophy)

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