[Monetdb-developers] readline on Ubuntu

Fabian Groffen Fabian.Groffen at cwi.nl
Sat Oct 13 10:30:27 CEST 2007


On 13-10-2007 10:15:20 +0200, darabi at web.de wrote:
> > Further, a simple 
> > 	mclient -l mal --help
> > (with a running mserver5) will reveal whether readline support (and hence
> > \h) is indeed enabled in your build of MonetDB.
> 
> Do you mean 'mclient -l mal -H' ?
> 
> Readline works as I mentioned:

Can you retrieve the installed readline version using Ubuntu's package
manager somehow?  Also whether you are using GNU readline, or BSD's
libedit?

> I would like to re-build. Which one would you recommend:
> 
>    --nightly=target  download and install a nightly snapshot of the stable
>                      or current branch, target must be 'stable' or 'current'
>    --cvs             checkout a CVS snapshot of the current branch

I think --nightly=stable will give you sources similar to the release
candidates, so that would be most helpful.




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