7.9. Bison-3.7.3

The Bison package contains a parser generator.

Approximate build time: 0.3 SBU
Required disk space: 52 MB

7.9.1. Installation of Bison

Prepare Bison for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr \
            --docdir=/usr/share/doc/bison-3.7.3

The meaning of the new configure option:

--docdir=/usr/share/doc/bison-3.7.3

This tells the build system to install bison documentation into a versioned directory.

Compile the package:

make

Install the package:

make install

Details on this package are located in Section 8.32.2, “Contents of Bison.”