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Re: switch from byacc to bison

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H.Merijn Brand
February 14, 2004 01:20
Re: switch from byacc to bison
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On Sat 14 Feb 2004 03:33, Dave Mitchell <> wrote:
> Some notes:
> Pumpkings: Currently it requires bison 1.875 to rebuild perly.*, although
> this restriction has more to do with a lack of testing on my part of other
> versions, rather than any intrinsic defect. Probably 1.35 onwards will
> work.

Looks fine.

A Question:
Will this work backwards to 5.005.x?
If so, I guess I can remove all probing for byacc from Configure

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