Op 14-02-18 om 14:29 schreef Greg Wooledge: > On Wed, Feb 14, 2018 at 01:03:05PM +0100, Michael Felt wrote: >> If after a successful build, I run "make distclean" - "./configure && make" >> no longer works. > >> configure: WARNING: bison not available; needed to process parse.y >> + /usr/bin/make > .buildaix/make.out >> yacc: not found > > You need to install the bison package. The tarballs of bash source > include an already-processed yacc file, but "make distclean" removes > that, and you need bison (or yacc, but bison is preferred) to recreate > it.
But isn't it the point of "make distclean" to delete everything *except* the files that come with the tarball distribution? - M.