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Old 03-17-2004, 02:50 PM   #1
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Tar-1.13.25 Build Error

Compiling Tar-1.13.25 in Chapter 5

if gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -I. -I. -I.. -I../intl -g -O2 -MT getdate.o -MD -MP -MF ".deps/getdate.Tpo" -c -o getdate.o getdate.c; \
then mv -f ".deps/getdate.Tpo" ".deps/getdate.Po"; else rm -f ".deps/getdate.Tpo"; exit 1; fi
getdate.y: In function `yyparse':
getdate.y:381: error: parse error before '}' token
getdate.y:387: error: parse error before '}' token
getdate.y:393: error: parse error before '}' token
make[2]: *** [getdate.o] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory `/mnt/lfs/sources/tar-1.13.25/lib'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/mnt/lfs/sources/tar-1.13.25'
make: *** [all] Error 2

LFS CVS 3-4-04
RH9 Host

???Is this a corrupted source ball???
Old 04-01-2004, 04:53 PM   #2
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It was bison-1.75 and 3 missing semicolons.
using 1.875, it works.


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