[ntp:hackers] new config parsing code

Harlan Stenn stenn at ntp.isc.org
Wed Apr 25 00:40:05 PDT 2007


David,

> Harlan Stenn wrote:
> []
> >> What impact would using yacc/bison have on building the Windows
> >> version?
> >
> > If you want to build on windows from a bk repo (as opposed to from a
> > tarball) you will need to have yacc or bison in your toolchain if I do
> > not check these generated files into the repo.
> >
> > The same will be true for Unix.
> >
> > H
> 
> Harlan - I'm struggling a little to interpret the geek-speak!  Do you mean 
> that these extra tools are only required to generate the set of files 
> ready to compile (tarball or what I would expect to get as a Zip file 
> set), from the repository (which itself would be accessed via a version 
> control system)?

Folks who build from tarballs won't care.

This decision will only affect people who get their source from a bk
repo.  And perhaps not even then.

H


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