Subject: Re: & lex & dependall
To: None <>
From: Alan Barrett <>
List: current-users
Date: 04/11/2006 16:40:52
On Tue, 11 Apr 2006, Iain Hibbert wrote:
> > Please try the appended patch, which should stop the reachover make
> > from trying to run yacc or lex.
> Yes, that does seem to work thanks.

Thanks for testing.

> but I wonder, this seems a bit of a hack to get around the fact
> that the arlex.c file exists in CVS in the first place - is there
> a good reason for that? I see there are several other similarly
> 'intermediate' source files in that directory, I guess they are just
> part of the distribution..

There are circular dependency loops between gcc, yacc, and lex, and the
loops are managed by keeping selected yacc and lex output files in the
source tree.

--apb (Alan Barrett)