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Re: [Bug-readline] Fix building readline on future OS X versions, and al

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] Fix building readline on future OS X versions, and also cleanup the relevant code
Date: Sat, 25 Jan 2014 17:46:14 -0500
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On 1/24/14, 12:51 PM, Max Horn wrote:

> On 24.01.2014, at 17:51, Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Signed PGP part
>> On 1/24/14 11:41 AM, Max Horn wrote:
>>> Hi there,
>>> the attached patch ensures that readline builds correctly on future OS X 
>>> versions. Previously, one had to manually add every new OS X version. The 
>>> patch reverses the logic: The "modern" code is used by default, and only 
>>> for older OS X releases (10.3 and before) the "old" code is used.
>>> This way, it won't be necessary to adapt readline with every major OS X 
>>> release. A change would only be required if Apple actually changed 
>>> something regarding how shared libraries are meant to be built.
>>> In addition, I merged the two separate code blocks handling "old" and "new" 
>>> Darwin versions; they shared a lot of code. 
>>> The patch applies both against 6.2 patchlevel 5, and 6.3-rc1.

Thanks.  The new stanza will be in bash-4.3-rc2/readline-6.3-rc2.

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