From: John P. Looney (john at domain antefacto.com)
Date: Wed 20 Jun 2001 - 17:18:35 IST
On Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 04:58:08PM +0100, Dave O Connor mentioned:
> Patrick A. Stack said on Wed, Jun 20, 2001 at 04:48:33PM +0100:
> > What is lex? Nothing about it in the man pages, or indeed in any of the
> > multiple deadtree manuals I have on Linux admin etc. that I can find.
> Lex is a lexer/parser generator. You should be able to find a package for it
> (be you a .deb or .rpm head). PHP must need it to build, a lot of things with
> complex parsers do. You might need yacc, also.
Though it's possible on most systems, it'll be installed from a "flex"
package. And yacc from a "bison" package.
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