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Re: libedit on OS X?

From: Tore Halset <halset(at)pvv(dot)ntnu(dot)no>
To: pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: libedit on OS X?
Date: 2003-12-07 20:50:36
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Lists: pgsql-ports
On Dec 7, 2003, at 21:06, Tom Lane wrote:

> configure looks for libedit too; that case allegedly works on some BSD
> variants.  Do you have a complete installation of libedit (headers as
> well as library)?  If so, let's see the full trace of configure probing
> for this feature ...

I am running a standard Mac OS X Panther with developer tools and the 
10.3.1 update.

% ls -l /usr/include/*edit*
-r--r--r--  1 root  wheel  5802 13 Sep 02:23 /usr/include/histedit.h
% head -1 /usr/include/histedit.h
/*      $NetBSD: histedit.h,v 1.19 2002/03/18 16:00:54 christos Exp $   
% ls -l /usr/lib/*edit*
-rwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel  85680 24 Sep 08:46 /usr/lib/libedit.2.dylib
lrwxr-xr-x  1 root  wheel     15  6 Oct 16:35 /usr/lib/libedit.dylib -> 

% PATH=$PATH:/usr/local/apache-ant-1.5.4/bin ./configure \
    --prefix=/usr/local/postgresql \
    --with-java --with-rendezvous
[..output removed..]
checking for readline... no
configure: error: readline library not found
If you have readline already installed, see config.log for details on 
failure.  It is possible the compiler isn't looking in the proper 
Use --without-readline to disable readline support.

I have not included the huge config.log, but it can be viewed at this 

It tries to link with readline, doesnt find that and tries once more 
with libedit. ld report that _readline are undefined. /

  - Tore.

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