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Re: psql & readline & win32

From: "Magnus Hagander" <mha(at)sollentuna(dot)net>
To: "Qingqing Zhou" <zhouqq(at)cs(dot)toronto(dot)edu>,<pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: psql & readline & win32
Date: 2006-01-02 09:00:51
Message-ID: 6BCB9D8A16AC4241919521715F4D8BCE6C7E02@algol.sollentuna.se (view raw or flat)
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> > Anyone for trying to port BSD libedit to work on Windows?
> >
> 
> Maybe just let it be on Windows is acceptable. I am currently 
> happy with my psql without readline support on Windows, but 
> on Unix that's hard. If Windows users want more advanced 
> client, there are a bunch of GUI tools.

Well, we should *at least* provide it from the source build. Since it
does work (with a small kludge, but it does work).
Me, I'm not fully happy with psql on win32. I want my tab completion!
(which the gui tools don't do either, from what I can tell. At least
pgadmin doesn't. Yet.)

If we only allow it from build-from-source, it's no different from any
other platform, license-wise. 


//Magnus

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