libtasn1 compile issue in ANS1.c

Simon Josefsson simon at
Thu May 28 10:42:41 CEST 2009

Didier Godefroy <dg at> writes:

> on 5/27/09 7:41 AM, Simon Josefsson at simon at uttered the
> following:
>>> Ok, I applied the patch and reverted ASN1.c to original, but configure
>>> doesn't cause the generation of a new ASN1.c it appears (making my patch on
>>> it useless).
>>> How do we get the new ASN1.c regenerated?
>> Make sure ASN1.y has a newer timestamp than ASN1.c, and it should be
>> re-built automatically.  E.g., try 'touch lib/ASN1.y'.  You could also
>> remove the built file, 'rm lib/ASN1.c', then it will be re-built for
>> sure.  Thanks for testing!
> Ok, thanks, I tried that and along the way I got this message:
> lib/ASN1.y:81.8-15: warning: symbol OPTIONAL redeclared

That is harmless.

> But I also found out I had a serious problem with bison, it hangs and grabs
> almost a full cpu, so I'm looking into this issue and I'll see what happens
> when/if I can fix bison..

Try bison 2.4.1.


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