[Mesa-dev] Mesa (master): glsl: do not use deprecated bison-keyword

Brian Paul brianp at vmware.com
Thu May 23 12:43:30 UTC 2019

On 05/23/2019 02:48 AM, Erik Faye-Lund wrote:
> On Wed, 2019-05-22 at 18:06 +0200, Akim Demaille wrote:
>> Hi Erik,
>>> Le 22 mai 2019 à 08:54, Erik Faye-Lund <
>>> erik.faye-lund at collabora.com> a écrit :
>>> I ended up reverting the change [from-%error-verbose to %define
>>> parse.error verbose] , and I can't find an obcious way to
>>> support both old and new versions with the same source file.
>> Well, you just disable warnings about deprecated features.
>> -Wno-deprecated.
>>> The Android SDK also ships a pre-3.x version of Bison, so you're
>>> not
>>> the only one affected. Also, Chocolatey doesn't provide a new
>>> enough
>>> version of Bison for Windows either.
>> I would be interested in knowing why some distros lag.  Do you
>> happen to know why for some of them?
> The only clear examples I know of are the Android SDK and Chocolatey.
> As I said before, we mighit not have to use the bison version shipped
> in the Android SDK, so perhaps that's fixable. And for Chocolatey, it
> turns out they have a winflexbison pacakge and a winflexbison3 package,
> and the latter has a more recent Bison version.
> So looking at this again, it looks like it might be solveable, at least
> in the cases where this is visible to me.
> Brian: do you think VMWare cuold upgrade the Bison version used in the
> forseeable future?

I could start to work on that.  Getting new ancillary components into 
our build system is rather complex, but I've been through it a few times.


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