Readline on RedHat 7.1 with Python 2.1

Nils O. Selåsdal noselasd at
Wed Jul 18 07:54:22 EDT 2001

"Kelly Gerber" <kelly.gerber at> wrote in message
news:3B551BD7.4D666D9E at
> I am trying to build Python 2.1 on RedHat 7.1 with readline. I
> uncommented the readline line in Modules/Setup, but I get an error
> readline when running make. Python builds and works fine otherwise.
> it is a pain to type in commands again at the interactive prompt when
> want to repeat something. Has any one had luck in getting Python to
> build with readline?
Python 2.1 builds fine with readline on RH7.1, you must ofcourse have
readline-devel package installed.

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