Pass the --nounistd flag to flex since unistd.h is a header that might not be present on all systems.

Alexandre Julliard julliard at
Tue Feb 19 07:47:06 CST 2008

Robert Shearman <rob at> writes:

> I disagree. The global make rules, among other things, should enforce
> policies whether this be telling the C compiler to error on certain
> non-portable constructs like declarations after statements or telling
> flex not to output code that includes headers that might not be
> present, like unistd.h.

Yes, but policies about headers don't always apply globally. Some parts
of the project, like the server, are Unix-only, and using unistd.h in
those parts is perfectly legitimate.

Alexandre Julliard
julliard at

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