Subject: Re: Readline headers/libs can't be found (wm/ratpoison update)
To: None <>
From: Vladislav Sekulic <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 01/26/2005 11:19:08
On Wed, 26 Jan 2005 11:08:34 -0500
Johnny Lam <> wrote:

> No, the files should never need to be included by a package
> Makefile, and I consider it a bug if it's required.  It looks like the
> problem is that "-lhistory" is being converted into "-ledit", but
> libedit requires "-ltermcap" to also be on the command line.  I will fix
> this in readline/  Your package Makefile should only need to
> include readline/ to note that it wants readline functionality.

That makes sense; I'll remove the line.  I recall that Jeremy *did* tell
me that gets used by automatically; I guess I was 
confused by the wording in the pkgsrc guide.


> 	Cheers,
> 	-- Johnny Lam <>