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FS#2570 - mysql (client) should use the system readline

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by Jürgen Hötzel (juergen) - Thursday, 14 April 2005, 10:07 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Current
Status Closed
Assigned To No-one
Architecture not specified
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version 0.7 Wombat
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No

Details

The current pkg compiles the bundled (outdated) readline library instead of using the readline library provided by the base system (like bash).
Most distributions fixed this:

http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=50069

If the --without-readline switch is added to configure, it will use the system readline library rather than the bundled one.

This also reduces mysql binary size by 100K.

Jürgen
This task depends upon

Closed by  Judd Vinet (judd)
Friday, 15 April 2005, 01:14 GMT
Reason for closing:  Fixed
Additional comments about closing:  Added for the next mysql build.

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