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SubjectRe: [PATCH] Documentation/Changes & hunting
On Thu, 8 Mar 2001 21:00:25 -0500 (EST), 
Rob Cermak <> wrote:
>Included some info on things needed to compile 2.4.2-ac16. Feel free to
>further edit and comment. Patched against -ac16. [linux = ac16; my
>edited version is ac14].
>+o flex 2.5.4 # flex --version
>+o bison 1.28 # bison --version
>+o db 3.1.17 (1) # strings /lib/ | grep Sleep | grep DB
>+o yacc (2)

No. Building the kernel must not rely on userspace tools like yacc and
lex and certainly not on db. The fact that aic7xxx requires these
tools is a problem for aic7xxx, not for the entire kernel. We are
working on fixing aic7xxx to build without the user space tools.

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