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Old 10-28-2010, 07:19 AM   #1
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Lex and Yacc programs in Ubuntu

How can we run Lex and Yacc programs in ubuntu ? What are the packages we have to install for working lex and yacc ?
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search for lex and yacc

you want flex and bison ... installing those packages will also install their dependencies. What else you may need will depend on the project.
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The equivalents are flex (BSD license) and bison (GNU GPL). If you need POSIX compatibility with lex and yacc, you should consider using flex-old (and/or the '-l' option), and the bison '--yacc' option.

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