why the lucky stiff wrote:
> 
> You're joking.  Open up that Apple and make sure for me will ya?  Wow.  Gotta
> love autoconf/automake!
> 
> Can anybody help get this sucker compiled on Windows?  Solaris?
> 
> I'm already testing on:
>   - Intel P3-800, FreeBSD 4.7, Ruby 1.6.8
>   - Intel P-166, Deb Linux 2.2.19, Ruby 1.7.3
>   - HP Server, FreeBSD 4.7, Ruby 1.6.6
> 
> _why
> 
> On Friday 14 March 2003 12:03 pm, Richard Kilmer wrote:
> > Works great under OS X and Ruby 1.8!
> >
> > -rich

Dies during 'make' on Solaris 9, sparc
GNU bison 1.50, bison-1.875-sol9-sparc-local package (the latest on
sunfreeware)
autoconf (GNU Autoconf) 2.54
automake (GNU automake) 1.7
gcc 3.2

bison -y  -d -t -v gram.y && mv y.tab.c gram.c
gram.y:47.9-52.4: type clash (`nodeId' `') on default action
gram.y:52.6: parse error, unexpected ":", expecting ";" or "|"
gram.y:55.9-61.62: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:64.9-69.61: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:90.13-91.41: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:102.13-103.31: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:108.13-109.23: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:117.13-118.42: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:121.4-126.23: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:147.17-148.41: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:151.5-152.36: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:151.5-152.40: $3 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:151.5-153.27: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:169.17-170.83: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:173.5-174.36: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:173.5-174.82: $3 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:173.5-175.27: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:187.17-189.68: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:187.17-190.68: $3 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:202.17-205.68: invalid $ value
gram.y:202.17-205.68: $5 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:209.5-210.27: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:213.17-214.39: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:213.17-214.43: $3 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:213.17-215.27: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:222.17-224.68: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:222.17-225.68: $3 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:238.5-239.12: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:242.5-243.39: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:242.5-243.43: $3 of `doc' has no declared type
gram.y:242.5-244.27: $1 of `doc' has no declared type
make[2]: *** [gram.c] Error 1
make[2]: Leaving directory
`/home/djberge/local/modules/ruby/syck-0.08/lib'
make[1]: *** [all-recursive] Error 1
make[1]: Leaving directory `/home/djberge/local/modules/ruby/syck-0.08'
make: *** [all] Error 2

I haven't tried building bison from scratch, but I can do it if you
think it will help.

Regards,

Dan