|Jason on Wed, 21 Jul 2010 18:17:15 +0200|
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On Wednesday 21 July 2010 16:47:14 you wrote: > On 21 July 2010 12:51, Bill Allombert > > <Bill.Allombert@math.u-bordeaux1.fr> wrote: > > On Wed, Jul 21, 2010 at 12:17:11PM +0100, John Cremona wrote: > >> When did bison become a prerequisite for building pari? I see that it > >> now is (in the svn development version). It's not a problem for me > >> personally since I only use Linux and bison is standard, but it has an > >> effect on Sage (which does not have bison as a prerequisite). Are > >> there alternatives? > > > > Bison is not a prerequisite for building PARI. However, if you use the > > SVN version you need perl and bison (>=2.1). If Sage use a prope PARI > > tarball, then it will not need bison since the bison-generated file will > > be included in the tarball. > > That's very helpful -- thanks or explaining it. (Perhaps Jason meant > the same thing, but I did not understand his reply). > > I am keen to use a recent svn because of some specific changes and > bugfixes. Do you know when there will next be a proper PARI tarball > released, or can I make my own (as Jason suggested)? (Is what "make > release means?) > > John yeah , thats what I ment , see http://code.google.com/p/sage-windows/source/browse/packages/branches/pari- svn/README.buildpackage > > > The same is true for GP2C (the SVN version require autoconf, automake, > > perl, bison and flex). > > > > Cheers, > > Bill.