Stefan Kaltenbrunner wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
> > "Joshua D. Drake" <[EMAIL PROTECTED]> writes:
> >> It seems I am unable to compile libedit support in -HEAD
> > 
> > On what platform, and with what version of libedit?  I built HEAD just
> > yesterday on a vanilla Darwin/Intel 10.4.7 machine with Apple's libedit.
> we have (a bit of) buildfarm coverage of that too - at least emu is
> building with --with-libedit-preferred for a while now.
> > 
> >> Configured with:
> >>  ./configure --with-libedit-preferred --without-readline
> > 
> > Not sure that combination of switches is sensible.  Try it with
> > just the first, or even without either if you don't have readline
> > present.
> I agree - using both flags together looks just wrong ...

I think the switches are confusing ... when you are using libedit, you
certainly don't want readline as well, so it seems natural to disable
it.  I understand that what --without-readline really does is turn the
line-editing capability off in general rather than just readline, which
is confusing.

Alvaro Herrera                      
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