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Re: libedit on OS X?

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Tore Halset <halset(at)pvv(dot)ntnu(dot)no>, pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: libedit on OS X?
Date: 2003-12-08 21:56:33
Message-ID: 200312082156.hB8LuXP14791@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Tom Lane wrote:
> Tore Halset <halset(at)pvv(dot)ntnu(dot)no> writes:
> > It tries to link with readline, doesnt find that and tries once more 
> > with libedit. ld report that _readline are undefined. /
> 
> I fired up my beta copy of Panther and looked at libedit.  It doesn't
> seem to export any of the symbols required to be a plausible readline
> substitute --- no readline(), none of the rl_xxx variables, etc.  Nor
> are any of the associated header files present.
> 
> So, no, you can't use this instead of readline.  I'm a bit confused
> why not though, since other people claim to have working configurations
> like that.  Perhaps what Apple is shipping is an ancient, un-featureful
> version of libedit?  Or something unrelated that happens to have the
> same name?

That's my guess.  libedit is a pretty generic name.

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