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Fedora 8 Update: flex-2.5.33-14.fc8



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Fedora Update Notification
FEDORA-2008-1664
2008-02-15 21:19:34
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Name        : flex
Product     : Fedora 8
Version     : 2.5.33
Release     : 14.fc8
URL         : http://flex.sourceforge.net/
Summary     : A tool for creating scanners (text pattern recognizers)
Description :
The flex program generates scanners.  Scanners are programs which can
recognize lexical patterns in text.  Flex takes pairs of regular
expressions and C code as input and generates a C source file as
output.  The output file is compiled and linked with a library to
produce an executable.  The executable searches through its input for
occurrences of the regular expressions.  When a match is found, it
executes the corresponding C code.  Flex was designed to work with
both Yacc and Bison, and is used by many programs as part of their
build process.

You should install flex if you are going to use your system for
application development.

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ChangeLog:

* Mon Feb 11 2008 Petr Machata <pmachata redhat com> - 2.5.33-14
- Generate prototypes for accessor functions.  Upstream patch.
- Resolves: #432203
* Thu Jan 10 2008 Petr Machata <pmachata redhat com> - 2.5.33-13
- Patch with -fPIC only after the autogen.sh is run.
* Thu Jan  3 2008 Petr Machata <pmachata redhat com> - 2.5.33-12
- Run autogen.sh before the rest of the build.
- Add BR autoconf automake gettext-devel.
- Resolves: #426892
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References:

  [ 1 ] Bug #432203 - flex 2.5.33 causes warnings about omitted function prototypes
        https://bugzilla.redhat.com/show_bug.cgi?id=432203
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This update can be installed with the "yum" update program.  Use 
su -c 'yum update flex' at the command line.
For more information, refer to "Managing Software with yum",
available at http://docs.fedoraproject.org/yum/.

All packages are signed with the Fedora Project GPG key.  More details on the
GPG keys used by the Fedora Project can be found at
http://fedoraproject.org/keys
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