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Re: [INTERFACES] psql trerminal behaviour

From: "Tim Joyce" <tim(at)hoop(dot)co(dot)uk>
To: "Thomas Lockhart" <lockhart(at)alumni(dot)caltech(dot)edu>
Cc: <pgsql-interfaces(at)postgreSQL(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [INTERFACES] psql trerminal behaviour
Date: 1999-09-28 07:27:06
Message-ID: 00f801bf0982$e7ffe950$0501a8c0@noonoo (view raw, whole thread or download thread mbox)
Lists: pgsql-interfaces
> > i am having problems in psql getting my arror and delete keys to work!
> > anyone else experienced this?
> > Yesterday I installed postgres from the redhat rpms, and psql arrow keys
> > worked fine.  today (for various reasons) i installed postgres from the
> > sources, and the arrow keys just return rubbish, so i think it's
> > not my terminal emulator (teraterm on windows nt).
> > I have seen this behavious on other boxes we run (basically some work
> > some don't)
> Your ./configure step isn't finding readline and history. They are
> located in /usr/{include,lib} on my RH5.2 box and they are found
> automatically for me.

I have check config.log and can't see anything wrong.  Is there a way to fix
this without rebuilding?  Below it the output from config.log, if you have
time to look at it :)

I have the following files in /usr/lib/:


Thanks very much for your help


This file contains any messages produced by compilers while
running configure, to aid debugging if configure makes a mistake.

configure:597: checking host system type
configure:693: checking setting template to
configure:819: checking setting USE_LOCALE
configure:834: checking setting CYR_RECODE
configure:849: checking setting MULTIBYTE
configure:871: checking setting DEF_PGPORT
configure:889: checking setting DEF_MAXBACKENDS
configure:907: checking setting USE_TCL
configure:959: checking setting USE_PERL
configure:976: checking setting USE_ODBC
configure:1025: checking setting ASSERT CHECKING
configure:1056: checking for gcc
configure:1169: checking whether the C compiler (gcc -O2 ) works
configure:1185: gcc -o conftest -O2   conftest.c  1>&5
configure:1211: checking whether the C compiler (gcc -O2 ) is a
configure:1216: checking whether we are using GNU C
configure:1244: checking whether gcc accepts -g
configure:1276: checking how to run the C preprocessor
configure:1357: checking whether gcc needs -traditional
configure:1482: checking for c++
configure:1514: checking whether the C++ compiler (c++   ) works
configure:1530: c++ -o conftest      conftest.C  1>&5
configure:1556: checking whether the C++ compiler (c++   ) is a
configure:1561: checking whether we are using GNU C++
configure:1589: checking whether c++ accepts -g
configure:1645: checking for a BSD compatible install
configure:1733: checking for flex
configure:1767: checking for yywrap in -ll
configure:1809: checking whether ln -s works
configure:1830: checking whether make sets ${MAKE}
configure:1859: checking for ranlib
configure:1889: checking for find
configure:1924: checking for tar
configure:1959: checking for split
configure:1994: checking for etags
configure:2029: checking for xargs
configure:2064: checking for ipcs
configure:2099: checking for ipcrm
configure:2136: checking for trbsd
configure:2177: checking for gzcat
configure:2234: checking for bison
configure:2315: checking for main in -lsfio
configure:2359: checking for main in -lncurses
configure:2359: checking for main in -lcurses
configure:2396: checking for main in -ltermcap
configure:2439: checking for main in -lhistory
configure:2482: checking for main in -lreadline
configure:2525: checking for write_history in -lreadline
configure:2570: checking for main in -lbsd
configure:2614: checking for main in -lm
configure:2657: checking for main in -ldl
configure:2700: checking for main in -lsocket
configure:2743: checking for main in -lnsl
configure:2786: checking for main in -lipc
configure:2829: checking for main in -lIPC
configure:2872: checking for main in -llc
configure:2915: checking for main in -ldld
configure:2958: checking for main in -lln
configure:3001: checking for main in -lld
configure:3044: checking for main in -lcompat
configure:3087: checking for main in -lBSD
configure:3130: checking for main in -lcrypt
configure:3173: checking for main in -lgen
configure:3216: checking for main in -lPW
configure:3260: checking for ANSI C header files
configure:3364: checking for sys/wait.h that is POSIX.1 compatible
configure:3409: checking for arpa/inet.h
configure:3449: checking for crypt.h
configure:3489: checking for dld.h
configure:3529: checking for endian.h
configure:3569: checking for float.h
configure:3609: checking for fp_class.h
configure:3649: checking for getopt.h
configure:3689: checking for history.h
configure:3729: checking for ieeefp.h
configure:3769: checking for limits.h
configure:3809: checking for netdb.h
configure:3849: checking for netinet/in.h
configure:3889: checking for readline.h
configure:3929: checking for readline/history.h
configure:3969: checking for readline/readline.h
configure:4009: checking for sys/select.h
configure:4049: checking for termios.h
configure:4089: checking for unistd.h
configure:4129: checking for values.h
configure:4169: checking for sys/param.h
configure:4169: checking for pwd.h
configure:4207: checking for working const
configure:4282: checking for inline
configure:4324: checking for preprocessor stringizing operator
configure:4359: checking for uid_t in sys/types.h
configure:4393: checking for mode_t
configure:4426: checking for off_t
configure:4459: checking for size_t
configure:4492: checking whether time.h and sys/time.h may both be included
configure:4527: checking whether struct tm is in sys/time.h or time.h
configure:4561: checking for tm_zone in struct tm
configure:4632: checking for signed types
configure:4641: gcc -c -O2   conftest.c 1>&5
configure:4656: checking for volatile
configure:4665: gcc -c -O2   conftest.c 1>&5
configure:4680: checking for type of last arg to accept
configure:4692: gcc -c -O2   conftest.c 1>&5
configure:4710: checking for int timezone
configure:4719: gcc -o conftest -O2
    conftest.c -lcrypt -lnsl -ldl -lm -lbsd  1>&5
configure:4734: checking for gettimeofday args
configure:4743: gcc -o conftest -O2
    conftest.c -lcrypt -lnsl -ldl -lm -lbsd  1>&5
configure:4758: checking for union semun
configure:4769: gcc -o conftest -O2
    conftest.c -lcrypt -lnsl -ldl -lm -lbsd  1>&5
configure: In function `main':
configure:4765: storage size of `semun' isn't known
configure: failed program was:
#line 4760 "configure"
#include "confdefs.h"
#include <sys/types.h>
#include <sys/ipc.h>
#include <sys/sem.h>
int main() {
union semun semun;
; return 0; }
configure:4784: checking for fcntl(F_SETLK)
configure:4796: gcc -o conftest -O2
    conftest.c -lcrypt -lnsl -ldl -lm -lbsd  1>&5
configure: In function `main':
configure:4790: `SEEK_SET' undeclared (first use in this function)
configure:4790: (Each undeclared identifier is reported only once
configure:4790: for each function it appears in.)
configure: failed program was:
#line 4786 "configure"
#include "confdefs.h"
#include <fcntl.h>
int main() {
struct flock lck;
      lck.l_whence = SEEK_SET; lck.l_start = lck.l_len = 0;
      lck.l_type = F_WRLCK;
      fcntl(0, F_SETLK, &lck);
; return 0; }
configure:4811: checking for 8-bit clean memcmp
configure:4847: checking return type of signal handlers
configure:4888: checking for vprintf
configure:4995: checking for memmove
configure:4995: checking for sigsetjmp
configure:4995: checking for sysconf
configure:5050: checking for sigprocmask
configure:5050: checking for waitpid
configure:5050: checking for setsid
configure:5050: checking for fcvt
configure:5105: checking for fpclass
configure:5105: checking for fp_class
configure:5105: checking for fp_class_d
configure:5105: checking for class
configure:5159: checking for snprintf
configure:5211: checking for vsnprintf
configure:5264: checking for isinf
configure:5301: checking for getrusage
configure:5354: checking for srandom
configure:5407: checking for gethostname
configure:5460: checking for random
configure:5513: checking for inet_aton
configure:5566: checking for strerror
configure:5620: checking for strdup
configure:5673: checking for strtol
configure:5726: checking for strtoul
configure:5779: checking for strcasecmp
configure:5832: checking for cbrt
configure:5938: checking for rint
configure:6035: checking whether 'long int' is 64 bits
configure:6068: gcc -o conftest -O2
    conftest.c -lcrypt -lnsl -ldl -lm -lbsd  1>&5
configure: failed program was:
#line 6040 "configure"
#include "confdefs.h"
typedef long int int64;

/* These are globals to discourage the compiler from folding all the
 * arithmetic tests down to compile-time constants.
int64 a = 20000001;
int64 b = 40000005;

int does_int64_work()
  int64 c,d;

  if (sizeof(int64) != 8)
    return 0;   /* doesn't look like the right size */

  /* Do perfunctory checks to see if 64-bit arithmetic seems to work */
  c = a * b;
  d = (c + b) / b;
  if (d != a+1)
    return 0;
  return 1;
main() {
  exit(! does_int64_work());
configure:6089: checking whether 'long long int' is 64 bits
configure:6122: gcc -o conftest -O2
    conftest.c -lcrypt -lnsl -ldl -lm -lbsd  1>&5
configure:6145: checking whether snprintf handles 'long long int' as %lld
configure:6181: gcc -o conftest -O2
    conftest.c -lcrypt -lnsl -ldl -lm -lbsd  1>&5
configure:6270: checking alignment of short
configure:6310: checking alignment of int
configure:6350: checking alignment of long
configure:6391: checking alignment of long long int
configure:6432: checking alignment of double
configure:6494: checking for POSIX signal interface
configure:6506: gcc -o conftest -O2
    conftest.c -lcrypt -lnsl -ldl -lm -lbsd  1>&5
configure:6530: checking for tclsh

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