Bug#2362: bash (readline) dumps core on completion
> Two possible solutions:
> 1) Link the own readline of bash into bash (as before)
> 2) Modify the systems readline after the picture of bash's
> Number 2) would be preferred, but requires a closer examination by many
> parties, namely the maintainer of (listed in decreasing involvement,
> AFAICT): ...
I believe this is what H.J. Lu used to do when he maintained the a.out
version of readline. He would check each new GNU package which
included readline for any changes and use whichever one was the
I really wish the the FSF would split things like readline and bfd
into separate, full-fledged packages instead of including the latest,
usually slightly modified, version in whatever needs it.
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