[R] How do I compile with readline?

Ulf Mehlig umehlig at uni-bremen.de
Wed Jan 13 09:15:07 CET 1999

"John S. Walker" <jsw9c at avery.med.virginia.edu> wrote:

 > I'm trying to compile my version of R with the readline library and
 > it doesn't seem to work.  I've tried --enable-readline and while
 > the readline_history options appear to be set in the config.cache
 > file activated I don't seem to be linking agains the readline
 > library (it is in it's usual place).  I'm not getting any error
 > messages.  Any suggestions?

I once had this problem on my computer -- the problem was simply that
I didn't have the readline development libraries an my machine (that
might be a separate package in one or the other Linux distribution).
Don't know, but maybe it's just that ...


Ulf Mehlig    <umehlig at zmt.uni-bremen.de>
              Center for Tropical Marine Ecology/ZMT, Bremen, Germany
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