[Win32utils-devel] Readline with VC++ 8?

Berger, Daniel Daniel.Berger at qwest.com
Tue Oct 21 14:37:53 EDT 2008


> -----Original Message-----
> From: win32utils-devel-bounces at rubyforge.org 
> [mailto:win32utils-devel-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of 
> Luis Lavena
> Sent: Tuesday, October 21, 2008 12:27 PM
> To: Development and ideas for win32utils projects
> Subject: Re: [Win32utils-devel] Readline with VC++ 8?
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 1:00 PM, Berger, Daniel 
> <Daniel.Berger at qwest.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > Anyone on the list manage to build readline on Windows with 
> VC++ 8? If 
> > so, would you mind sharing the .so file?
> >
> > And then, if you don't mind, could you tell us how you did it?
> >
> I did succeed on that field, long time ago. Was really hard 
> make all the Makefile patches and source (mostly makefile 
> patches). I think I have a svn copy based on gnuwin32 project 
> source code.
> The problem with that is GNU Readline is a real mess, and the 
> way the GNU win32 maintainers packaged everything is even worse.

I don't know very much about what readline actually _does_ other than
it's used for command shell apps.

Maybe a pure Win32 version is in order?
> I'll try to find by copy and send those patches to you.

Excellent, thanks.



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