[Pythonmac-SIG] Mac Intel Python status?
Piet van Oostrum
piet at cs.uu.nl
Thu Jan 26 13:36:07 CET 2006
>>>>> skip at pobox.com (s) wrote:
>s> Apparently the readline library in MacOSX isn't really readline. It's a
>s> renamed libedit. Not having encountered this deception before, Python's
>s> build procedure doesn't know to test the capability of readline. I suggest
>s> you just comment out the readline checks in setup.py.
libedit (editline) is a different library with a similar function as
readline, but not compatible with it. It has a BSD license. It is often
used instead of readline for non-GPL software.
Piet van Oostrum <piet at cs.uu.nl>
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