[m-rev.] for review: mention editline in INSTALL file
jfischer at opturion.com
Fri Jun 22 14:44:16 AEST 2018
Is anyone planning to review this?
On Mon, 18 Jun 2018, Julien Fischer wrote:
> For review by anyone.
> Mention editline in INSTALL file.
> As above.
> diff --git a/.INSTALL.in b/.INSTALL.in
> index 26195ac..8a2c1f2 100755
> --- a/.INSTALL.in
> +++ b/.INSTALL.in
> @@ -4,14 +4,16 @@
> # You need GNU C (version 3.4.x or later -- note however that version 4.0
> # will
> # not work) and GNU Make (3.69 or later).
> -# Make sure that they are somewhere in your PATH. It's also helpful if you
> -# have GNU Readline installed in one of the standard locations (normally
> -# /usr/local or /usr), but this is not essential.
> +# Make sure that they are somewhere in your PATH. It is also helpful if you
> +# have GNU Readline or NetBSD Editline installed in one of the standard
> +# locations (normally /usr/local or /usr), but this is not essential.
> # The source distributions for GNU C, GNU Make, and GNU Readline are
> -# available from <ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/>. Binaries for these are
> -# included in almost all Linux distributions, Mac OS X and also in the
> -# and MinGW distributions for Windows (see README.MS-Windows).
> +# available from <ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/>. The source distribution for
> +# NetBSD Editline is available from <https://thrysoee.dk/editline/>.
> +# Binaries for the above are included in almost all Linux distributions,
> +# Mac OS X and also in the Cygwin and MinGW distributions for Windows (see
> +# README.MS-Windows).
> # Step 0. Extract the files from the gzipped tar archive.
> @@ -193,6 +195,11 @@ make install
> # system would be able to support it. The default is to enable the
> # deep profiler if the system has the required features.
> +# The --without-readline and --without-editline options prevent the
> +# use of GNU Readline and NetBSD Editline with the debugger.
> +# Note that GNU Readline will be used by preference to Editline if
> +# the former is present and if --without-readline is not given.
> # If you are short on RAM, you can add -DSMALL_CONFIG to the
> # CFLAGS
> # line in the file boehm_gc/Makefile. (This tells the garbage
> # collector to tune itself for small physical memory.)
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