Makefiles: Add a default BISONFLAGS variable for widl, wmc, wrc and wpp.

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Fri Jan 19 14:41:58 CST 2007

Robert Shearman <rob at> writes:

> I disagree. I had a resource file that had an error because I forgot
> to define "IDC_STATIC" to a number and all I got from wrc was an
> unhelpful "syntax error" that seemed to point to the wrong line. I
> ended up using the debugging option to find out what was causing this
> error. If you can suggest a better solution, I'd go for it.

Well, I don't know, but I have never had to resort to the parser
debugging code for that sort of thing. In worst cases looking at the
preprocessed file is normally enough to find the problem. It's true
that line numbers are sometimes off in wrc errors, and that should
clearly be fixed; but the parser debug stuff is not something that
should be exposed to users. Do you still have the file that shows an
unhelpful error?  You should file a bug with it, and I'll have a

Alexandre Julliard
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