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Re: What does 'broken pipe' mean in Bison 1.85?

From: Hans Aberg
Subject: Re: What does 'broken pipe' mean in Bison 1.85?
Date: Wed, 01 Dec 2004 18:26:55 +0100
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This is most likely the reason, as the Bison-to-M4 pipe is, as far as I
know, the only pipe that Bison currently uses. It then needs a more
informative diagnostics, perhaps
    Bison to M4 pipe broken.
I have added a few more cc's to the Bison developers, so that perhaps
somebody fixes it.

On 2004/11/30 08:27, Tim Van Holder at address@hidden wrote:

> Barb Hawes wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I've looked everywhere I can think of for an answer
>> to this question.  Most people are asking how to get
>> rid of it (install previous version), but I'd like to
>> know what it means.
>> Thanks.
>> Barb Hawes
>> SMSU Lab Administrator
> Recent version of bison use m4 as a subprocess to do much
> of the work.  Since a broken pipe means one end of a pipe
> dies prematurely, my guess is that you either don't have
> m4 installed, or that your m4 isn't GNU m4.  If that is
> the case, Bison should really give a better error though.
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