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Re: pkg/41943 (readline 6.0 is GPLv3.)
The following reply was made to PR pkg/41943; it has been noted by GNATS.
From: David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost>
Cc: pkg-manager%netbsd.org@localhost, gnats-admin%netbsd.org@localhost,
Subject: Re: pkg/41943 (readline 6.0 is GPLv3.)
Date: Wed, 2 Sep 2009 07:27:48 +0000
On Wed, Sep 02, 2009 at 07:20:03AM +0000, Takahiro Kambe wrote:
> 2. Discussion is continued and no explicit result yet.
Should we mark this PR suspended until the upstream guys reach a
> 3. ruby18-readline package already uses libedit if available. But
> compared with readline, libedit lacks some functions and support of
> multibyte characters. I didn't realized about multibyte characters
> and I'll add an option which select readline library to
> So, something safer solution might be keeping readline<6.0...
Yeah, I was thinking we'd need to add devel/readline5 and use that.
David A. Holland
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