Flex and Bison are not built from source

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Ludovic Courtès wrote on 5 Dec 2021 16:29
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Hello Guix!

As stikonas (Andrius Štikonas) rightfully pointed out on #guix, Flex and
Bison are currently not entirely built from source in Guix: their source
tarballs contain Flex- and/or Bison-generated files.

The problem and a solution are described here:


The “live-bootstrap” project also implements a multi-stage bootstrap:


Let’s follow their lead on the next core-updates cycle.

Thanks stikonas for the links!

Ludo’.
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Ludovic Courtès wrote on 6 Dec 2021 14:10
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