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authorSimon Hausmann <simon.hausmann@nokia.com>2012-09-11 11:01:55 +0200
committerQt by Nokia <qt-info@nokia.com>2012-09-12 15:36:31 +0200
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parent10d5a02dcd8084cb8b6ebd7c9e392d3da808c2c2 (diff)
Add win_flex to the convenience GNU tools for the WebKit build on Windows
The latest builds of ANGLE in WebKit require a version of flex that is newer than what GnuWin32 can provide. The only distribution I've found that doesn't pull in all of CygWin is winflexbison. This patch adds the binary of it along with a README explaining the purpose of this gnuwin32 directory altogether. Change-Id: Ia00fa5d628891c9d4c30586f42274c7c602362ce Reviewed-by: Oswald Buddenhagen <oswald.buddenhagen@nokia.com> Reviewed-by: Lars Knoll <lars.knoll@nokia.com>
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+This directory contains the Windows binaries of various tools such as bison
+from the GnuWin32 project (http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/). We've put them
+here for your convenience, as they are needed to build projects such as
+Aside from GnuWin32 binaries this directory also contains a distribution of Win
+flex-bison project (http://sourceforge.net/projects/winflexbison/), which provides
+much newer ports of Flex and Bison than what GnuWin32 provides.