readline support on openSuSE

gardsted gardsted at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 17 20:44:46 CEST 2007


Milos Prudek wrote:
> This question concerns compilation of Python from sources. Specifically Python 
> 2.3.6.
> 
> On Kubuntu 7.04, ./configure outputs these lines about readline:
> checking for rl_pre_input_hook in -lreadline... yes
> checking for rl_completion_matches in -lreadline... yes
> 
> On openSuSE 10.3, ./configure outputs these lines about readline:
> checking for rl_pre_input_hook in -lreadline... no
> checking for rl_completion_matches in -lreadline... no
> 
> And, of course, line editing in Python shell is possible on Kubuntu and 
> impossible on openSuSE.
> 
> I do have libreadline5 and readline-devel RPM installed on openSuSE. What else 
> might I need to have readline support?
> 
This is not an answer but

I have 10.3 installed, and I found that a lot of my (not python-) compiling troubles went away after installing 'a lot' from the 
development patterns presented by yast.
I am so demented that I tend not to get the dependencies straight when installing from the 'personal memory';-)

kind retards
jorgen / de mente

something completely different:
myspace.com/dementedk



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