Re: Bug#2362: bash (readline) dumps core on completion
On Mon, 26 Feb 1996, Ian Jackson wrote:
> But then you *have* to install the new librl before you install bash,
> which creates another `ordering dependency'. It's bad enough having
> ones for libc5 and dpkg, which are fairly obvious.
> The problem would go away, I suppose, if we could put librl in with
> libc5 ...
Stop. You could say the same about libncurses, libgdbm ...
Lumping all together is not the solution. The weak spot for installing
upgrading (wrt ordering dependencies) seems to be /bin/sh. How about
a stripped down /bin/sh whithout this /bin/bash - libreadline - libncurses
If only bash is using the readline (as longtime concurrent processes)
there is also no point to have this code in a shared library.