sqlite3 not being built with libreadline

Jan Nijtmans jan.nijtmans@gmail.com
Sat Feb 27 10:51:00 GMT 2016

2016-02-27 9:47 GMT+01:00 Kenneth Smith:
> sqlite3 version 3.11.0-1 is not linked to libreadline:
> $ ldd /usr/bin/sqlite3
>         ntdll.dll => /cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/SYSTEM32/ntdll.dll (0x772b0000)
>         KERNEL32.DLL => /cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/SYSTEM32/KERNEL32.DLL (0x741a0000)
>         KERNELBASE.dll => /cygdrive/c/WINDOWS/SYSTEM32/KERNELBASE.dll
> (0x75990000)
> Neither was 3.10.
> A google search came up with a similar occurrence in 2013, so
> presumably it is meant to have readline support...

This probably dates back to this commit:
SQLite links with the linenoise library by default now
instead of libreadline.

Is there any functionality in libreadline which is not
in linenoise? If so, that would be reason to deviate
from the default build options.

    Jan Nijtmans

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