Testing branch proposal

Tushar Teredesai linux_from_scratch at yahoo.com
Mon Jul 5 15:32:58 PDT 2004

Zack Winkles wrote:

>The build in BLFS is horribly flawed.  First, both the readline and
>history libraries
>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.

Tushar Teredesai
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