trouble compiling 6.8.3 using 6.8.3

Jason Pepas cell at
Mon Apr 20 10:12:43 EDT 2009

Simon Marlow wrote:
> I think the problem you're describing never got fixed: see
> and then we decided to replace readline with editline (bad mistake) and 
> later decided to adopt haskeline instead.  I believe some OSs (e.g. 
> FreeBSD) that put readline outside the standard locations have their own 
> hacks to get around this.
> Cheers,
>     Simon

thanks, I'll try either updating to the latest version or cribbing from 


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