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Re: --yacc and token #define's

From: Paul Eggert
Subject: Re: --yacc and token #define's
Date: Sat, 10 Jun 2006 21:09:52 -0700
User-agent: Gnus/5.1008 (Gnus v5.10.8) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

"Joel E. Denny" <address@hidden> writes:

> We didn't discuss removing the enum in the presence of --yacc.  That would 
> make `bison -y' more yacc-like, I guess.  Any reason not to remove it? 

It would make the output of "bison -y" harder to debug with GDB, on
some platforms.  Is there any harm to keeping the enum?

> The man page still states that --fixed-output-files is equivalent to 
> --yacc

I'd forgotten all about the man page.  Ouch.  The man page should be
generated automatically from "bison --help".  (But this is another

> We want to deprecate --fixed-output-files, right?


> I also see 
> --fixed-output-files mentioned in "gnulib/doc/standards.texi".

That is fixed easily enough; we shouldn't worry about it as a
compatibility constraint.

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