source: clfs-sysroot/BOOK/final-system/common/readline.xml @ 586feb7

Last change on this file since 586feb7 was 586feb7, checked in by Joe Ciccone <jciccone@…>, 16 years ago

Updated the bootscripts package and make LFS to CLFS updates.

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1<?xml version="1.0" encoding="ISO-8859-1"?>
2<!DOCTYPE sect1 PUBLIC "-//OASIS//DTD DocBook XML V4.4//EN"
3  "http://www.oasis-open.org/docbook/xml/4.4/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-fixes-patch;</userinput></screen>
32
33    <para os="a">Prepare Readline for compilation:</para>
34
35<screen os="b"><userinput>./configure --prefix=/usr --libdir=/lib --host=${CLFS_TARGET}</userinput></screen>
36
37    <para os="c">Compile the package:</para>
38
39<screen os="d"><userinput>make SHLIB_XLDFLAGS=-lncurses</userinput></screen>
40
41    <variablelist os="e">
42      <title>The meaning of the make option:</title>
43
44      <varlistentry>
45        <term><parameter>SHLIB_XLDFLAGS=-lncurses</parameter></term>
46        <listitem>
47          <para>This option forces Readline to link against the
48          <filename class="libraryfile">libncurses</filename> library.</para>
49        </listitem>
50      </varlistentry>
51    </variablelist>
52
53    <para os="f">Install the package:</para>
54
55<screen os="g"><userinput>make DESTDIR=${CLFS} install</userinput></screen>
56
57    <para os="h">Give Readline's dynamic libraries more appropriate
58    permissions:</para>
59
60<screen os="i"><userinput>chmod -v 755 ${CLFS}/lib/lib{readline,history}.so*</userinput></screen>
61
62    <para os="j">Now move the static libraries to a more appropriate location:</para>
63
64<screen os="k"><userinput>mv -v ${CLFS}/lib/lib{readline,history}.a ${CLFS}/usr/lib</userinput></screen>
65
66    <para os="l">Next, remove the <filename class="extension">.so</filename>
67    files in <filename class="directory">/lib</filename> and relink them into
68    <filename class="directory">/usr/lib</filename>.</para>
69
70<screen os="m"><userinput>rm -v ${CLFS}/lib/lib{readline,history}.so
71ln -svf ../../lib/libreadline.so.5 ${CLFS}/usr/lib/libreadline.so
72ln -svf ../../lib/libhistory.so.5 ${CLFS}/usr/lib/libhistory.so</userinput></screen>
73
74  </sect2>
75
76  <sect2 id="contents-readline" role="content">
77    <title>Contents of Readline</title>
78
79    <segmentedlist>
80      <segtitle>Installed libraries</segtitle>
81
82      <seglistitem>
83        <seg>libhistory.[a,so], and libreadline.[a,so]</seg>
84      </seglistitem>
85    </segmentedlist>
86
87    <variablelist>
88      <bridgehead renderas="sect3">Short Descriptions</bridgehead>
89      <?dbfo list-presentation="list"?>
90      <?dbhtml list-presentation="table"?>
91
92      <varlistentry id="libhistory">
93        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libhistory</filename></term>
94        <listitem>
95          <para>Provides a consistent user interface
96          for recalling lines of history</para>
97          <indexterm zone="ch-system-readline libhistory">
98            <primary sortas="c-libhistory">libhistory</primary>
99          </indexterm>
100        </listitem>
101      </varlistentry>
102
103      <varlistentry id="libreadline">
104        <term><filename class="libraryfile">libreadline</filename></term>
105        <listitem>
106          <para>Aids in the consistency of user interface
107          across discrete programs that need to provide a command line
108          interface</para>
109          <indexterm zone="ch-system-readline libreadline">
110            <primary sortas="c-libreadline">libreadline</primary>
111          </indexterm>
112        </listitem>
113      </varlistentry>
114
115    </variablelist>
116
117  </sect2>
118
119</sect1>
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