Subject: Re: NetBSD master CVS tree commits
To: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Jim Wise <email@example.com>
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 <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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?