Subject: Re: readline in -current
To: Rafal Boni <>
From: Martin Husemann <>
List: current-users
Date: 11/08/2001 10:38:43
> I had this issue quite often when building using cross-compiled tools on
> my sgimips boxes.  It generally turned out to be awk's fault (it was some-
> how b0rked and didn't generate any output for the various include files
> used in libedit build).  I never got to the bottom of it, but rebuilding
> awk locally always seemed to fix it.

By "rebuilding awk locally" - do you mean going to /usr/src/usr.bin/awk
and doing make && make install there?

That works for me, but note that this is nawk, not gawk (which we usually

This effect can be seen on sparc64 even with native compiles (nawk works,
gawk doesn't).