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Re: Concerns about GNU Bison maintenance.

From: Carlos O'Donell
Subject: Re: Concerns about GNU Bison maintenance.
Date: Thu, 6 Aug 2020 16:43:51 -0400

On Thu, Aug 6, 2020 at 2:58 PM Kaz Kylheku (gnu-misc-discuss)
<> wrote:
> Distros still have old versions of Bison (easily as far as ten years),
> possibly because they have discovered that Bison upgrades are
> radioactive.

In Fedora we update bison at each release.

In the last 10 years we've rebased bison 10 times following each
upstream release from 2.4.3 to 3.6.4 (just recently).

We do not avoid bison rebases.


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