source: clfs-sysroot/BOOK/final-system/common/readline.xml @ 12e6567

Last change on this file since 12e6567 was 12e6567, checked in by Joe Ciccone <jciccone@…>, 14 years ago

Added a sysroot wrapper.
Updated the build variables section of the book, each package uses its own.

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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  &env-target;
26
27  <sect2 role="installation">
28    <title>Installation of Readline</title>
29
30    <para os="s1">This option forces Readline to link against the
31          <filename class="libraryfile">libncursesw</filename> library:</para>
32
33<screen os="s2"><userinput>sed -i 's:^SHLIB_LIBS=:SHLIB_LIBS=-lncursesw:' support/shobj-conf</userinput></screen>
34
35    <para os="a">Prepare Readline for compilation:</para>
36
37<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure --build=${CLFS_HOST} --host=${CLFS_TARGET} \
38    --prefix=/usr --libdir=/lib</userinput></screen>
39
40    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
41
42<screen os="d"><userinput>make</userinput></screen>
43
44    <para os="e">Install the package:</para>
45
46<screen os="f"><userinput>make DESTDIR=${CLFS} install</userinput></screen>
47
48    <para os="h">Install the documentation:</para>
49
50<screen os="i"><userinput>make DESTDIR=${CLFS} install-doc</userinput></screen>
51
52    <para os="j">Now move the static libraries to a more appropriate location:</para>
53
54<screen os="k"><userinput>mv -v ${CLFS}/lib/lib{readline,history}.a ${CLFS}/usr/lib</userinput></screen>
55
56    <para os="l">Next, remove the <filename class="extension">.so</filename>
57    files in <filename class="directory">/lib</filename> and relink them into
58    <filename class="directory">/usr/lib</filename>.</para>
59
60<screen os="m"><userinput>rm -v ${CLFS}/lib/lib{readline,history}.so
61ln -sfv ../../lib/libreadline.so.&readline-version2; ${CLFS}/usr/lib/libreadline.so
62ln -sfv ../../lib/libhistory.so.&readline-version2; ${CLFS}/usr/lib/libhistory.so</userinput></screen>
63
64  </sect2>
65
66  <sect2 id="contents-readline" role="content">
67    <title>Contents of Readline</title>
68
69    <segmentedlist>
70      <segtitle>Installed libraries</segtitle>
71
72      <seglistitem>
73        <seg>libhistory.[a,so], and libreadline.[a,so]</seg>
74      </seglistitem>
75    </segmentedlist>
76
77    <variablelist>
78      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
79      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
80      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
81
82      <varlistentry id="libhistory">
83        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libhistory</filename></term>
84        <listitem>
85          <para>Provides a consistent user interface
86          for recalling lines of history</para>
87          <indexterm zone="ch-system-readline libhistory">
88            <primary sortas="c-libhistory">libhistory</primary>
89          </indexterm>
90        </listitem>
91      </varlistentry>
92
93      <varlistentry id="libreadline">
94        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libreadline</filename></term>
95        <listitem>
96          <para>Aids in the consistency of user interface
97          across discrete programs that need to provide a command line
98          interface</para>
99          <indexterm zone="ch-system-readline libreadline">
100            <primary sortas="c-libreadline">libreadline</primary>
101          </indexterm>
102        </listitem>
103      </varlistentry>
104
105    </variablelist>
106
107  </sect2>
108
109</sect1>
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