Subject: Re: Awk change in 1.3.2 (follow up)
To: matthew green <>
From: Rick Kelly <>
List: tech-userlevel
Date: 07/03/1998 13:05:54
matthew green said:

>i've had no problem building the provided lexyy.c or one built with
>sun's lex(1), but flex fails in several ways.  i had looked into this
>and knew all the details but i've forgotten now :(

Yes, it works fine with Sun lex, while flex produces a useless

I have found that awk.research is a slight departure from standard
AT&T awk in that it fails on SunOS 4.1.1 and SunOS 4.1.4 when 
doing a kernel config. The SunOS awk must be the one from SVR2
or SVR3.

>netbsd must use the provided (pregenerated) lex files, for now..

That's what I figured.

Rick Kelly