Subject: Re: tools.mk, USE_GNU_TOOLS=yacc and _TOOLS_REPLACE_OPSYS
To: Jeremy C. Reed <email@example.com>
From: Ognyan Kulev <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 03/10/2004 15:24:10
Jeremy C. Reed wrote:
> Do all Linux systems include a "yacc" called yacc?
> Do all Linux systems include a "lex" called "lex"?
> Do all Linux systems come with "patch" by default?
> Do all Linux systems come with GNU "make" by default?
All of these are not installed by default on Debian's base system.
> Do all Linux systems come with a GNU "awk" by default?
In Debian's base system, mawk is installed, because it's used by many
But all of these packages are installed by c-dev task. This means that
# tasksel install c-dev
will install them all (along with many other things). (Tasksel is in
base system, because Debian's installer allows you to install tasks with