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Re: flex package POSIX violation

On 2017-12-31 15:44, Marco Atzeri wrote:
> On 31/12/2017 22:13, Steven Penny wrote:
>> The POSIX standard, at least since 1997 [1], requires the presence of
>> a "lex" utility.
>> Most systems (including Cygwin) provide a Lex implementation via the
>> "flex"
>> package. However with other OS, a "lex -> flex" symlink is provided,
>> whereas the Cygwin package does not.
> Flex is NOT 100% Posix compliant.
> See Info on
>   20 Incompatibilities with Lex and Posix
> as upstream does not provide the link "lex -> flex"
> I am reluctant to do differently.

This is generally handled downstream, e.g.:


We should also do accordingly.


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