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Re: psql and readline



Hal Snyder <hal_(_at_)_vailsys_(_dot_)_com> wrote:

> Command line history is really nice in the psql tool.
> 
> It is not in the present package due to history.h not being present
> in /usr/include/readline. (This is an old bug in the release.)

Our in-tree readline is obsolete and only included because it comes
with some other GNU tool.  (I suspect gdb.)

If you want readline support in a port, I suggest you create a port
for the current readline (4.x) and make it a dependency for your
port.

-- 
Christian "naddy" Weisgerber                          naddy_(_at_)_mips_(_dot_)_inka_(_dot_)_de



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