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Re: Who is Cygwin's readline maintainer?
- From: Ronald Landheer-Cieslak <blytkerchan at users dot sourceforge dot net>
- To: Charles Wilson <cygwin at cwilson dot fastmail dot fm>
- Cc: cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com, Ronald Landheer-Cieslak <public-blytkerchan=Rn4VEauK+AKRv+LV9MX5uipxlwaOVQ5f at ciao dot gmane dot org>
- Date: Thu, 2 Oct 2003 10:57:18 +0200
- Subject: Re: Who is Cygwin's readline maintainer?
- References: <20031001093721.GH7711@linux_rln.harvest> <3F7AF9DF.email@example.com>
On Wed, Oct 01, 2003 at 11:59:27AM -0400, Charles Wilson wrote:
> Ronald Landheer-Cieslak wrote:
> >There is a test version (5.0-alpha) of readline on which the test version
> >(3.0-alpha) os Bash depends. As I'm having a wee bit of trouble with
> >(building it, for the moment) I'd like to coordinate my efforts with
> >readline maintainer but I don't know who he/she is..
> That's me. However, AFAIK at present bash is built using its included
> copy of the readline sources and does not use libreadline. That may be
> changing as of 5.0/3.0 but it is news to me.
Ehm.. good news or bad news?
Anyways, Chet gave me the URLs of readline-5.0-alpha and bash-3.0-alpha and I
tried building readline first (and failed). I haven't tried Bash w/o readline
> readline is...not fun...to compile as a shared library; my patch is
> quite large, and includes re-auto-tool-ing. I'm gradually pushing parts
> of it upstream, but...
> If you'd like to adapt my current -src package/patchset to the alpha
> release, I'd welcome your assistance.
I won't have time for that today, in any case ;)
I'll see what I can do when I can do something, but feel free to see what you
can do if you can do something before me ;)
In either case, I'll let you know if/when I do anything in the way to fixing
readline building for Cygwin.
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