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RE: Building bison?
- From: Jörg Schaible <Joerg dot Schaible at Elsag-Solutions dot com>
- To: <cygwin at cygwin dot com>
- Cc: "Ian Badcoe" <ian_badcoe at yahoo dot co dot uk>
- Date: Tue, 18 Nov 2003 08:38:38 +0100
- Subject: RE: Building bison?
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Ian Badcoe wrote on Monday, November 17, 2003 9:27 PM:
> At 14:40 17/11/2003 +0100, you wrote:
>> Ian Badcoe wrote on Monday, November 17, 2003 12:49 PM:
>>> 1.875c behaves nicely to a ./configure and make but it then
>>> crashes immediately when I give it my input script.
>> Just an idea: Since Cygwin compiles as Unix flavour, the original
>> source may not be prepared to read files with CRLF. Try to run it
>> from a binary mounted folder providing a file with LF endings only.
> If I invoke bison indirectly:
> bash -c "/usr/bin/bison MyFile.y ..."
> Then it works, so I suspect it's more to do with invocation than CRLF.
What is the value of your CYGWIN enrironment variable?
> As a general question, is there generally a lot of difference between
> sources downloaded from GNU and one's acquired via cygwin?
> Or can one mix
> and match freely (bugs due to version differences notwithstanding)?
Changes for a package are normally documented in /usr/doc/Cygwin.
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