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readline-4.1 available for test!

readline-4.1-1 is a library for commandline-management

This is the initial port of readline based on 1.1.4 version of the cygwin dll.
This package was provided as a support-tool for the rpm-package that was also
announced today.

full support for the standard cygwin-packaging scheme will be added in the next
release, right now /usr/doc/<package>-<version> documentation is supported in
the binary tar.gz, support for the /usr/doc/cygwin directory cygwin-specific
documentation) will be added soon

The package is now available for testing at
(tar.gz version)
(Original Sources)

Building requires gcc-2.95.2-2 and binutils-20000722-1 or later.


o static version available, perhaps a shared version will perhaps arive soon
o cygwin-specific doc /usr/doc/Cygwin/gettext-0.10.25.README missing at this
(will soon be there)
o generic docs in /usr/doc/readline-4.1/*
o source archive distributed as original source and patch-file; standard src-tar
file will follow
o cygwin-specific README and PATCH are soon stored in the source archive, under
<top>/CYGWIN-PATCHES/* (although the patch has already been applied to the
archive itself).


Maintainer needed/unknown, if nobody volunteers Chuck Wilson or i  will maintain
the package


When tested this package should go to the contrib directory

Comments and test reports welcome!

Michael Ring

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