On Tue, Oct 02, 2012 at 04:34:52PM -0700, Linda Walsh wrote:
> Dave Chinner wrote:
> >On Tue, Oct 02, 2012 at 03:52:08PM -0700, Linda Walsh wrote:
> >>Dave Chinner wrote:
> >>>Patches welcome.
> >>Gee, that's a hard one... (build and tested that it was included)...
> >Actually, it's a lot more than just changing the default. If the
> >build system doesn't have libreadline/libedit/libtermcap installed,
> >the build will fail.
> >You need to add detection of the libraries' presence on the build
> >system, and then the "--enable-*" options can go away entirely.
> >See, for example, the way libuuid is detected in
> Hmmm...Oh...I thought configure did that detection.. Now I see that
> was never put it and it was basically a 'manual' on/off switch
> that was available.
> On top of matters, my local distrib had readline installed in a way that
> it wouldn't link had libreadline.so.x.y, libreadline.so.x =>
> libreadline.so.x.y in
> /usr/lib64 but libreadline.so=>libreadline.so.x was in
> Will have to figure out why that is and where it is supposed to be (I just
> moved the soft-link from /usr/lib64/readline/libreadline.so to one dir up --
> with libeditline...
Check what your /etc/ld.so.conf looks at - it might just be fine.
> >Also, libedit is only supposed to be used as a fallback option if
> >libreadline is not available.
> Oh... thought readline did the history part and edit did the edit part...
> Oi vey...
$ gl -n 1 d4b9ebd
Author: Nathan Scott <nathans@xxxxxxx>
Date: Wed Apr 16 23:38:03 2003 +0000
Add editline support in for cases where readline is unavailable.
> Sigh. That I actually thought something might be simple... what an idiot!