Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
To: Jason Thorpe <>
From: Jim Wise <>
List: current-users
Date: 09/24/1997 20:56:17
On Wed, 24 Sep 1997, Jason Thorpe wrote:

> On Wed, 24 Sep 1997 13:54:46 -0400 (EDT) 
>  Jim Wise <> wrote:
>  > Why are we adding this?  libedit gives us the same functionality, is
>  > already in the tree, and is not copylefted?  I thought our goal was to
>  > add as little new copylefted software as possible?
> It's needed by the new GDB.  Note that the current GDB source has
> an old version of readline in the sources.

Understood.  If we had a readline front-end for libedit, would this do,
or is gdb mucking about with the internals of readline?

				Jim Wise