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Old 01-23-2007, 09:13 PM   #1
manolakis
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./configure problem


Hey there
I am trying to install a software and i get some warnings. Unfortunately i dont have the experience to deal with it so i would be obliged if i could have your help.
First thing that i tried was ./configure
Then i got the following:
checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... (cached) yes
checking host system type... i686-pc-linux-gnu
checking for gcc... (cached) gcc
checking whether we are using GNU C... (cached) yes
checking whether gcc accepts -g... (cached) yes
checking for c++... (cached) c++
checking whether we are using GNU C++... (cached) yes
checking whether c++ accepts -g... (cached) yes
checking how to run the C preprocessor... (cached) gcc -E
checking for POSIXized ISC... no
checking for X... (cached) libraries /usr/X11R6/lib, headers /usr/X11R6/include
checking for -lICE... (cached) yes
checking for -ldnet... (cached) no
checking for -ldnet_stub... (cached) no
checking for -lnsl... (cached) no
checking for -lsocket... (cached) no
checking for a BSD compatible install... (cached) /usr/bin/ginstall -c
checking whether make sets ${MAKE}... (cached) yes
checking for ranlib... (cached) ranlib
checking for makedepend... (cached) makedepend
checking for bison... (cached) bison
checking for version of bison... bison (GNU Bison) 2.1
checking whether cross-compiling... (cached) no
configure: warning: It seems like you have bison version 1.22 or older
configure: warning: We try to handle this but better refer to Readme.install
checking for xgrabsc... (cached) :
checking for flex... (cached) flex
checking for -lfl... (cached) yes
checking for ANSI C header files... (cached) yes
checking for sys/wait.h that is POSIX.1 compatible... (cached) yes
checking for dirent.h that defines DIR... (cached) yes
checking for -ldir... (cached) no
checking for fcntl.h... (cached) yes
checking for limits.h... (cached) yes
checking for sys/file.h... (cached) yes
checking for sys/time.h... (cached) yes
checking for unistd.h... (cached) yes
checking for values.h... (cached) yes
checking for working const... (cached) yes
checking for size_t... (cached) yes
checking for working alloca.h... (cached) yes
checking for alloca... (cached) yes
checking return type of signal handlers... (cached) void
checking for 8-bit clean memcmp... (cached) yes
checking for getcwd... (cached) yes
checking for strdup... (cached) yes
checking for lrand48... (cached) yes
creating ./config.status
creating Makefile.def
creating config.h
config.h is unchanged


Thanks for your time
 
Old 01-23-2007, 10:16 PM   #2
shakezilla
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Distribution: xubuntu 8.10, linux 2.6.27-11-generic
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When it says that it needs bison, it's talking about a program you need.

A quick google shows you can download an updated version from here:
http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/bison/
 
Old 01-23-2007, 10:28 PM   #3
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./configure is checking whether you have GNU Bison version 2.1.

You have to install GNU Bison 2.1 to successfully install this software.
 
  


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