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Re: [Xen-devel] [XEN PATCH 3/8] xen: Update Kconfig to Linux v5.4

On Thu, Dec 12, 2019 at 06:45:02PM +0000, Andrew Cooper wrote:
> On 12/12/2019 18:27, Anthony PERARD wrote:
> > Dependency change:
> > - Now depends on flex/bison, maybe we could _shipped those files like
> >   before. Linux doesn't do that anymore.
> Content like that should not be checked in to being with, and I think it
> is entirely reasonable to require flex/bison in a build environment.
> Indeed, README lists them as mandatory requirements.

Hopefully, no one will notice that, even so they are mandatory on paper,
you could build Xen (with the tools) without needed flex/bison. :-)
But yes, I think flex/bison is like make, they are probably part of the
minimum list of packages that needs to be installed when building
anything on many distro.

Anthony PERARD

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