Use the libreadline in Winedbg, if available
bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de
Mon Jun 18 12:28:31 CDT 2001
>>>>> "Patrik" == Patrik Stridvall <ps at leissner.se> writes:
>> On Mon, Jun 18, 2001 at 04:10:14PM +0200, Uwe Bonnes wrote: > Hallo,
>> > at present, wine uses unconditionally a self supplied readline >
>> function. Appended patch tries to find out if libreadline is
>> available > and uses libreadline if available. I configured with and
>> without > libreadline and successfully compiled winedbg on my system.
>> > libreadline is a static library on my system and winedbg grew 90
>> kByte > stripped and 110 kByte compiled with -g.
>> You are not allowed to link readline aganst non GPL code to my
Patrik> No, it is enough that it is GPL compatible which the Wine
Patrik> license is.
Patrik> Whether we should is another matter though. Just linking it to
Patrik> the debugger is rather harmless IMHO though.
License issues apart, I did following silly things:
- revive an old patch untested (it doesn't work)
- didn't look at the available code ( it seems to have all the needed
So I'll first try to make the available code do the things I want ( react on
the arrow keys without spitting out something like "^[[A")
Uwe Bonnes bon at elektron.ikp.physik.tu-darmstadt.de
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