7.8. Bison-3.8.2

The Bison package contains a parser generator.

Approximate build time: 0.2 SBU
Required disk space: 57 MB

7.8.1. Installation of Bison

Prepare Bison for compilation:

./configure --prefix=/usr \

The meaning of the new configure option:


This tells the build system to install bison documentation into a versioned directory.

Compile the package:


Install the package:

make install

Details on this package are located in Section 8.33.2, “Contents of Bison.”