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Re: libedit memory stomp is apparently fixed in OS X Lion

From: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Peter Geoghegan <peter(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>,pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: libedit memory stomp is apparently fixed in OS X Lion
Date: 2011-08-01 17:46:20
Message-ID: 20110801174620.GA4014@fetter.org (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 08:32:03PM +0100, Dave Page wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 8:25 PM, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us> wrote:
> > I think you had better plan on incorporating GNU readline into
> > installer builds for Lion.
> 
> Unfortunately the licence makes that a non-starter.

What is it about a GPLed psql client that is a non-starter for the
installer?  I'm not a fan of the GPL, but in this case, the effects of
linking it in are quite limited in scope, i.e. they pertain to exactly
one binary.

Cheers,
David.
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