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Re: libreadline

On Sat, 2002-05-04 at 16:58, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> Brian May <bam@snoopy.apana.org.au> writes:
> > This means packages can build depend on this new package, and will
> > automatically link to use libeditline instead of libreadline.
> Horrible idea.  I want to have libreadline on my system *and*
> libeditline, *and* use all the available applications.  The conflict
> you suggest would destroy this.

In that case, why not create another package?

> The thing to do is to actually fix the packages in question to link
> against libeditline itself.

(remembering that the goal of the Debian maintainer should not be to
rewrite configure scripts which may never get integrated upstream).
Brian May <bam@snoopy.apana.org.au>

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