Author: Martin Matuska Date: To: pcre-dev Subject: [pcre-dev] [Bug 1210] New: Add support for linking pcretest to
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Summary: Add support for linking pcretest to libedit
The libedit library is a libreadline-compatible library licensed under the
4-clause BSD license. It originates from the NetBSD project is available on
major Linux distributions as well as other operating systems (e.g the BSD
With using libedit instead of libreadline, the PCRE package does not get GPLv3
The library's API is fully compatible to libreadline, so only changes in the
configuration system are needed. The standard libedit distribution does not
include the "history.h" header, so in case of using libedit this header should
not be included in pcretest.c
An example patch showing one of the possible solutions is attached.