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Re: [Bug-wget] Check for flex before compiling

From: Darshit Shah
Subject: Re: [Bug-wget] Check for flex before compiling
Date: Sun, 23 Nov 2014 23:27:02 +0530

Damn.. I didn't think of searching for that.

We should use AC_PROG_LEX

Thanking You,
Darshit Shah
Sent from mobile device. Please excuse my brevity
On 23-Nov-2014 9:18 pm, "Tim Rühsen" <address@hidden> wrote:

> Am Sonntag, 23. November 2014, 16:46:07 schrieb Darshit Shah:
> > I've often seen people asking for help compiling Wget because a file,
> css.c
> > cannot be found. This occurs because Flex is required to generate that
> file.
> > However, configure does not attempt to check if flex is installed on the
> > system.
> >
> > I believe that even if a dependency is documented in the README files,
> the
> > configure script **MUST** check for it before continuing. Hence, I'd
> like to
> > push this patch which checks for the existence of flex before continuing.
> Good idea (a wasn't even aware of that missing check).
> But why not simply using AC_PROG_LEX ?
> See
> https://www.gnu.org/software/autoconf/manual/autoconf-2.69/html_node/Particular-Programs.html
> Tim

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