Hmmm, I still wonder if it's possible to coerce mkmf to handle .l and
.y files in a general way so I can turn this into a gem.

Tony

On 1/1/07, Vincent Fourmond <vincent.fourmond / 9online.fr> wrote:
> Tony Perrie wrote:
> > I was trying to jigger this plugin to a gem, but it appears that mkmf
> > doesn't detect the presence of Flex and Bison files automatically.  Is
> > there a supported or standard for doing such a thing?
>
>   From my own limited experience, it is better to ship both the flex and
> bison sources files and the C files produced. My belief is that most of
> the time, 'it will just work'. But I have limited experience with bison,
> flex and cross-platform stuff (apart from the fact that everytime I had
> a friend try one of my things on a different platform, I had to give him
> the C files because flex wasn't understanding the same set of options...).
>
>         Vince
>
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> Vincent Fourmond, PhD student
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