darcs patch: [PROOF OF CONCEPT] build readline package with
Christian.Maeder at dfki.de
Tue Jan 8 14:21:12 EST 2008
Could you try to install
If that works, I'll be content with libedit as well.
Judah Jacobson wrote:
> On Jan 8, 2008 5:39 AM, Simon Marlow <simonmarhaskell at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Ian Lynagh wrote:
>>> Perhaps the best answer is for someone to make editline bindings for
>> I don't *think* libedit provides the completion functionality that we use
>> in GHC, but I could be wrong.
> The only way to know for sure is to try it out! Attached is a
> proof-of-concept patch which adds the --with-libedit flag to the
> readline package's autoconf scripts.
> * PROOF OF CONCEPT: add --with-libedit flag to allow building a
> minimal version of the library against libedit.
> M ./HsReadline_cbits.c +2
> M ./System/Console/Readline.hsc -1 +50
> M ./aclocal.m4 +6
> M ./configure.ac -4 +10
> With this patch (and a small, unrelated hack to statically link gmp) I
> was able to build a version of ghc which only depends on the dynamic
> libraries installed on OS X 10.4 by default:
> $ otool -L ghc-6.9.20071221
> /usr/lib/libedit.2.dylib (compatibility version 2.0.0, current
> version 2.0.0)
> /usr/lib/libncurses.5.4.dylib (compatibility version 5.4.0,
> current version 5.4.0)
> /usr/lib/libSystem.B.dylib (compatibility version 1.0.0,
> current version 88.3.9)
> I played around with completion of filenames, modules, identifiers and
> flags in ghci, and it all seems to be working fine.
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