Moving flex and yacc to contrib/, all hell breaks loose?

Thomas Dickey dickey at
Tue Nov 16 08:56:13 UTC 2010

On Mon, 15 Nov 2010, Steve Kargl wrote:

> On Mon, Nov 15, 2010 at 06:36:44PM -0500, Thomas Dickey wrote:
>>> I just did a diff of /usr/src/usr.bin/yacc and byacc-20100610.
>>> The changes aren't that large (when ignoring the deleted copyrights
>>> and the code style changes (going away from, not to KNF).
>> He is at best mistaken.  Given the various remarks, "best" is unwarranted.
>> I've updated my webpage to provide some relevant coverage.
> Nice summary.  Any reason for not contact Bob Corbett?

iirc, I did try that, but there was no response.  (That would have been
when I first started making changes).

Thomas E. Dickey

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