Are you ok there? Any luck H Xu?

> Date: Tue, 23 Aug 2011 22:56:46 +0800
> From: xusubsc@gmail.com
> To: mingw-users@lists.sourceforge.net
> Subject: Re: [Mingw-users] readline in msys
>
> On 2011/8/23 20:29, Earnie wrote:
> > H Xu wrote:
> >> On 2011/8/22 20:17, Earnie wrote:
> >>> H Xu wrote:
> >>>> it seems that readline cannot be installed through mingw-get. Will it be
> >>>> put in the catalog some day, or, if you do not do that, may I make the
> >>>> package?
> >>>
> >>> Can you explain what your purpose for the library is? From what I
> >>> remember there are several dependency libraries required as well.
> >>> Readline, is of course compiled and used in bash, i.e. the MSYS shell,
> >>> as part of the bash package and is MSYS runtime dll dependent.
> >>>
> >>
> >> I need readline as a dependence of a compilation of another program. I
> >> cannot find readline in the bash package. Could you be more specific?
> >
> > Can you say what "another program" is with a URL to the source?
> >
> > Readline is a library that is bundled with bash sources. When we execute
> > configure for bash it also configures readline library. We do not
> > supply a separate library package because none is needed. If you need
> > readline as a native windows package then you will need to port it or
> > find someone else willing or who has done so already to port readline to
> > Windows runtime libraries. The gnuwin32 project has a distribution of
> > readline that is built for the Windows
> > (http://gnuwin32.sourceforge.net/packages/readline.htm).
> >
>
> The following is the link to the source tarball which requires readline:
>
> http://downloads.sourceforge.net/project/gnudatalanguage/gdl/0.9.1/gdl-0.9.1.tar.gz?r=http%3A%2F%2Fsourceforge.net%2Fprojects%2Fgnudatalanguage%2F&ts=1314111339&use_mirror=ncu
>
> When configure under msys, it says that we lack readline.
>
> You have any ideas? Thanks.
>
> Hong
>
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