Testing branch proposal
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Mon Jul 5 15:32:58 PDT 2004
Zack Winkles wrote:
>The build in BLFS is horribly flawed. First, both the readline and
>use ncurses symbols, but neither of them link to the ncurses library
>by default, meaning
>that programs that test for their presence will report that they are
>in fact NOT present.
>Inetutils is a case in point.
readline is linked against curses.
>Also, the GNU fixes patch is not
The patch is not *required*. It is optional. All optional patches belong
to the patches project.
FYI, we also do not apply the "official" vim patches in the book.
>Until those two
>issues are resolved, I will not let readline be dropped from LFS.
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