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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.5//EN"
3 "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.5/docbookx.dtd" [
4 <!ENTITY % general-entities SYSTEM "../general.ent">
5 %general-entities;
6]>
7
8<sect1 id="ch-system-readline" role="wrap">
9 <?dbhtml filename="readline.html"?>
10
11 <sect1info condition="script">
12 <productname>readline</productname>
13 <productnumber>&readline-version;</productnumber>
14 <address>&readline-url;</address>
15 </sect1info>
16
17 <title>Readline-&readline-version;</title>
18
19 <indexterm zone="ch-system-readline">
20 <primary sortas="a-Readline">Readline</primary>
21 </indexterm>
22
23 <sect2 role="package">
24 <title/>
25
26 <para>The Readline package is a set of libraries that offers command-line
27 editing and history capabilities.</para>
28
29 <segmentedlist>
30 <segtitle>&buildtime;</segtitle>
31 <segtitle>&diskspace;</segtitle>
32
33 <seglistitem>
34 <seg>&readline-ch6-sbu;</seg>
35 <seg>&readline-ch6-du;</seg>
36 </seglistitem>
37 </segmentedlist>
38
39 </sect2>
40
41 <sect2 role="installation">
42 <title>Installation of Readline</title>
43
44 <para>Reinstalling Readline will cause the old libraries to be moved to
45 &lt;libraryname&gt;.old. While this is normally not a problem, in some cases
46 it can trigger a linking bug in <command>ldconfig</command>. This can be
47 avoided by issuing the following two seds:</para>
48
49<screen><userinput remap="pre">sed -i '/MV.*old/d' Makefile.in
50sed -i '/{OLDSUFF}/c:' support/shlib-install</userinput></screen>
51
52 <para>Prepare Readline for compilation:</para>
53
54<screen><userinput remap="configure">./configure --prefix=/usr \
55 --disable-static \
56 --docdir=/usr/share/doc/readline-&readline-version;</userinput></screen>
57
58 <para>Compile the package:</para>
59
60<screen><userinput remap="make">make SHLIB_LIBS="-L/tools/lib -lncursesw"</userinput></screen>
61
62 <variablelist>
63 <title>The meaning of the make option:</title>
64
65 <varlistentry>
66 <term><parameter>SHLIB_LIBS="-L/tools/lib -lncursesw"</parameter></term>
67 <listitem>
68 <para>This option forces Readline to link against the
69 <filename class="libraryfile">libncursesw</filename> library.</para>
70 </listitem>
71 </varlistentry>
72
73 </variablelist>
74
75 <para>This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
76
77 <para>Install the package:</para>
78
79<screen><userinput remap="install">make SHLIB_LIBS="-L/tools/lib -lncurses" install</userinput></screen>
80
81 <para>Now move the dynamic libraries to a more appropriate location
82 and fix up some symbolic links:</para>
83
84<screen><userinput remap="install">mv -v /usr/lib/lib{readline,history}.so.* /lib
85ln -sfv ../../lib/$(readlink /usr/lib/libreadline.so) /usr/lib/libreadline.so
86ln -sfv ../../lib/$(readlink /usr/lib/libhistory.so ) /usr/lib/libhistory.so</userinput></screen>
87
88 <para>If desired, install the documentation:</para>
89
90<screen><userinput remap="install">install -v -m644 doc/*.{ps,pdf,html,dvi} /usr/share/doc/readline-&readline-version;</userinput></screen>
91
92 </sect2>
93
94 <sect2 id="contents-readline" role="content">
95 <title>Contents of Readline</title>
96
97 <segmentedlist>
98 <segtitle>Installed libraries</segtitle>
99 <segtitle>Installed directories</segtitle>
100
101 <seglistitem>
102 <seg>libhistory.so and libreadline.so</seg>
103 <seg>/usr/include/readline, /usr/share/readline, and
104 /usr/share/doc/readline-&readline-version;</seg>
105 </seglistitem>
106 </segmentedlist>
107
108 <variablelist>
109 <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
110 <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
111 <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
112
113 <varlistentry id="libhistory">
114 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libhistory</filename></term>
115 <listitem>
116 <para>Provides a consistent user interface for recalling lines
117 of history</para>
118 <indexterm zone="ch-system-readline libhistory">
119 <primary sortas="c-libhistory">libhistory</primary>
120 </indexterm>
121 </listitem>
122 </varlistentry>
123
124 <varlistentry id="libreadline">
125 <term><filename class="libraryfile">libreadline</filename></term>
126 <listitem>
127 <para>Aids in the consistency of user interface across discrete
128 programs that need to provide a command line interface</para>
129 <indexterm zone="ch-system-readline libreadline">
130 <primary sortas="c-libreadline">libreadline</primary>
131 </indexterm>
132 </listitem>
133 </varlistentry>
134
135 </variablelist>
136
137 </sect2>
138
139</sect1>
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