Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 474358
bison-2.4 breaks existing code
Last modified: 2010-06-28 06:53:26 EDT
Description of problem:
bison-2.4 breaks graphviz builds.
Same problem has also been reported elsewhere for libIDL, see;
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1. extract sources from graphviz-2.20.3-1.fc11.src.rpm
2. ./configure; make distclean # to clear bison products from upstream tarball
3. ./configure; make
bison -y -dv ../../lib/common/htmlparse.y
../../lib/common/htmlparse.y:473.11-12: $$ for the midrule at $3 of `table' has no declared type
Created attachment 326117 [details]
Fix for this problem.
As analysed in the bug that you reference, and documented in following link, the bug that you are seeing is in fact a bug in grammar.
Replacing the mid-rule reference $$ with $<tbl>$ fixes the problem.
Reassigning to graphviz, since that's where the bug is.
This is fixed in graphviz upstream sources.
Doesn't affect distro build which use tar.gz sources since the problem occurs during generation of the source package.
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 11 development cycle.
Changing version to '11'.
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John, are you saying this is NOTABUG for Fedora?
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