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Re: [HACKERS] Should libedit be preferred to libreadline?

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: Seneca Cunningham <scunning(at)ca(dot)afilias(dot)info>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-ports(at)postgresql(dot)org, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [HACKERS] Should libedit be preferred to libreadline?
Date: 2005-11-22 01:09:16
Message-ID: 6576.1132621756@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net> writes:
> Also, I suspect we'd want to enable the libedit preference with a switch 
> rather than just force it, if we want to go this way.

Quite.  My recollection is that there are other platforms on which
readline works and libedit is broken.  (Readline used to work just
fine even on AIX ;-))

			regards, tom lane

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