[Mono-dev] F# packaging + fsyacc/fslex

Alex xtzgzorex at gmail.com
Wed Jul 27 10:31:06 EDT 2011


I have VS 2010 installed with F# support and I only have the
fslex/fsyacc tools in my PowerPack installation.

I agree, though; they should be included.


On Wed, Jul 27, 2011 at 3:45 PM, Brian Luczkiewicz <brian at sooloos.com> wrote:
> I noticed that the mono distribution includes fsc/fsi but omits
> fsyacc/fslex.
> These tools have been part of microsoft's F# drops for years and are part of
> the vs.net distribution as well. As a result, tons of F# software requires
> these tools. Any distribution which includes fsc should probably include
> fsyacc/fslex as well.
> Because they are missing from the distribution, there is no canonical way to
> launch these tools on osx/linux. This makes it difficult to write build
> files that will work out-of-the-box for various users. Making them available
> in a standard location would save a ton of headache.
> Can these be added to mono's binary distributions?
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