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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: Takahiro Kambe <taca%back-street.net@localhost>
Subject: Re: pkg/41943 (readline 6.0 is GPLv3.)
Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2009 16:37:25 +0900 (JST)
In message <20090902072748.GB26846%netbsd.org@localhost>
on Wed, 2 Sep 2009 07:27:48 +0000,
David Holland <dholland-pbugs%netbsd.org@localhost> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 02, 2009 at 07:20:03AM +0000, Takahiro Kambe wrote:
> > 2. Discussion is continued and no explicit result yet.
> > (http://redmine.ruby-lang.org/issues/show/2000)
> Should we mark this PR suspended until the upstream guys reach a
I agree with you.
> > 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
> > ruby-readline.
> > So, something safer solution might be keeping readline<6.0...
> Yeah, I was thinking we'd need to add devel/readline5 and use that.
It isn't very happy solution and it may happen to another packages. :-(
(but it might be no choice...)
Takahiro Kambe <taca%back-street.net@localhost>
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