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Re: Errors building binutils from source.
On Sat, 12 May 2012, John Darrington wrote:
> You were absolutley correct (of course). Installing flex and bison
> fixed the problem.
> However given that these seem to be build requirements, shouldn't the
> configure.ac file check for them?
Not needed for a release (AFAIK), and building from CVS is
usually done by people already having sufficient basic tools
installed. It's a wart existing since long; there's a
previously misdiagnosed but otherwise IMHO correctly labeled
enhancement PR for it in
guess the ylwrap-script-mechanism that's usually providing the
graceful error handling, broke at some time.