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Re: [Help-bash] Bash 2.05b build failure on OSX10.4

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] Bash 2.05b build failure on OSX10.4
Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2014 08:34:24 -0500
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On 11/1/14 9:52 PM, Geoff Down wrote:
> I tried some things:
> 'configure --with-installed-readline'

Don't do this on Mac OS X.  Apple ships something derived from libedit as
/usr/lib/libreadline.dylib and it doesn't come close to working with bash.

Since the linker obviously doesn't work for this, simply give up attempting
to use it.  Configure as normal, then edit Makefile to force use of the
static libraries. Replace the assignments to the following make variables
with these:




and see how far it gets you.


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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden

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