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Re: GNU readline and BSD license

From: The Hermit Hacker <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Lamar Owen <lamar(dot)owen(at)wgcr(dot)org>, Alfred Perlstein <bright(at)wintelcom(dot)net>, Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: GNU readline and BSD license
Date: 2000-12-30 01:41:18
Message-ID: Pine.BSF.4.31.0012292140180.50868-100000@thelab.hub.org (view raw or flat)
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On Sat, 30 Dec 2000, Peter Eisentraut wrote:

> The Hermit Hacker writes:
>
> > Actually, IMHO, the pro to moving to libedit is that we could include it
> > as part of the distribution and make history a *standard* feature
>
> History already is a standard feature, you just need to have readline
> installed.

So, history is optional depending on whether or not readline is installed
... if it was standard, it would be enabled regardless of any other
dependencies ...



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