Subject: Re: Using devel/readline for bash (was: CVS commit: pkgsrc/shells/bash)
To: None <>
From: Bernd Ernesti <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 07/02/2005 10:29:43
On Sat, Jul 02, 2005 at 10:16:20AM +0200, Jeroen Ruigrok/asmodai wrote:
> -On [20050702 10:11], Martin Husemann ( wrote:
> >Uhm - "took out" is not the right term; besides NetBSD has libedit.
> >But this all got triggered by some exotic system like Mac OS X or whatever
> >(I forgot)
> Well, given it once existed for all I see in my NetBSD CVS repository. :)

What are you talking about?

It never exists in the NetBSD CVS src/lib repository.

> It just seemed overkill, if I understood the messages correctly, to make
> other systems depend on readline if they already have it present in their
> base.

We are talking about using the bash internal readline source vs. devel/readline,
which is only needed on Darwin.