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Re: Error compiling bison 3.4.2 on Solaris

From: Dagobert Michelsen
Subject: Re: Error compiling bison 3.4.2 on Solaris
Date: Tue, 22 Oct 2019 14:04:46 +0200

Hi Paul,

Am 17.10.2019 um 21:49 schrieb Paul Eggert <address@hidden>:
> I built and and ran the Bison tests with Bison HEAD on Solaris 10 sparc with 
> Studio 12.3 (which supports C89 and C++03 by default, if I'm not mistaken) 
> and found one failure that was definitely a C++ compiler bug, another one 
> where I wasn't sure (I don't use C++ much) but a simple workaround is 
> available, two failures due to Solaris 10 /usr/bin programs not quite 
> conforming to POSIX, three integer overflow bugs (ouch!), and two portability 
> bugs where Bison was incorrectly assuming partial support by Studio for C99 
> and for GCC __attribute__ syntax. I installed the attached patches into Bison 
> HEAD to fix everything but the C++ compiler bug, which I just now reported 
> separately <https://lists.gnu.org/r/bug-bison/2019-10/msg00058.html>.
> If you build Bison HEAD (which requires special tools) I suspect that almost 
> all the problems are now fixed on Solaris x86 as well, but I haven't checked 
> this.

I did some testing with HEAD and it looks pretty good, thanks for taking a 

Best regards

  — Dago

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