source: BOOK/final-system/common/readline.xml @ abc22f0

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Last change on this file since abc22f0 was abc22f0, checked in by William Harrington <kb0iic@…>, 3 years ago

Update Readline to 7.0 and add the two seds for a possible linking bug with ldconfig when reinstalling.

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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  <title>Readline-&readline-version;</title>
12
13  <indexterm zone="ch-system-readline">
14    <primary sortas="a-Readline">Readline</primary>
15  </indexterm>
16
17  <sect2 role="package">
18    <title/>
19
20    <para>The Readline package is a set of libraries that offers command-line
21    editing and history capabilities.</para>
22
23  </sect2>
24
25  <sect2 role="installation">
26    <title>Installation of Readline</title>
27
28    <para os="p1">The following patch contains updates from the maintainer. The
29    maintainer of Readline only releases these patches to fix serious issues:</para>
30
31<screen os="p2"><userinput>patch -Np1 -i ../&readline-branch_update-patch;</userinput></screen>
32
33<para os="s1">Reinstalling Readline moves the old libraries to
34    &lt;libraryname&gt; and a linking bug may occur in
35    <command>ldconfig</command>. Prevent this with the following seds:</para>
36
37<screen os="s2"><userinput>sed -i '/MV.*old/d' Makefile.in
38sed -i '/{OLDSUFF}/c:' support/shlib-install</userinput></screen>
39
40    <para os="a">Prepare Readline for compilation:</para>
41
42<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure \
43    --prefix=/usr \
44    --libdir=/lib \
45    --docdir=/usr/share/doc/readline-&readline-version;</userinput></screen>
46
47    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
48
49<screen os="d"><userinput>make SHLIB_LIBS=-lncurses</userinput></screen>
50
51    <para os="e">This package does not come with a test suite.</para>
52
53    <para os="f">Install the package:</para>
54
55<screen os="g"><userinput>make SHLIB_LIBS=-lncurses htmldir=/usr/share/doc/readline-&readline-version; install</userinput></screen>
56
57    <para os="h">Now move the static libraries to a more appropriate location:</para>
58
59<screen os="i"><userinput>mv -v /lib/lib{readline,history}.a /usr/lib</userinput></screen>
60
61    <para os="j">Next, relink the dynamic libraries into <filename class="directory">/usr/lib</filename> and remove the <filename class="extension">.so</filename> files in <filename class="directory">/lib</filename>.</para>
62
63<screen os="k"><userinput>ln -svf ../../lib/$(readlink /lib/libreadline.so) /usr/lib/libreadline.so
64ln -svf ../../lib/$(readlink /lib/libhistory.so) /usr/lib/libhistory.so
65rm -v /lib/lib{readline,history}.so</userinput></screen>
66
67  </sect2>
68
69  <sect2 id="contents-readline" role="content">
70    <title>Contents of Readline</title>
71
72    <segmentedlist>
73      <segtitle>Installed libraries</segtitle>
74      <segtitle>Installed directories</segtitle>
75
76      <seglistitem>
77        <seg>libhistory.[a,so], libreadline.[a,so]</seg>
78        <seg>/usr/include/readline, /usr/share/doc/readline-&readline-version;, /usr/share/readline</seg>
79      </seglistitem>
80    </segmentedlist>
81
82    <variablelist>
83      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
84      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
85      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
86
87      <varlistentry id="libhistory">
88        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libhistory</filename></term>
89        <listitem>
90          <para>Provides a consistent user interface
91          for recalling lines of history</para>
92          <indexterm zone="ch-system-readline libhistory">
93            <primary sortas="c-libhistory">libhistory</primary>
94          </indexterm>
95        </listitem>
96      </varlistentry>
97
98      <varlistentry id="libreadline">
99        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libreadline</filename></term>
100        <listitem>
101          <para>Aids in the consistency of user interface
102          across discrete programs that need to provide a command line
103          interface</para>
104          <indexterm zone="ch-system-readline libreadline">
105            <primary sortas="c-libreadline">libreadline</primary>
106          </indexterm>
107        </listitem>
108      </varlistentry>
109
110    </variablelist>
111
112  </sect2>
113
114</sect1>
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