Bill Allombert on Mon, 06 Nov 2023 15:45:46 +0100

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Re: Readline/editline

On Sun, Nov 05, 2023 at 03:25:46PM -0800, Ilya Zakharevich wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 01, 2023 at 12:13:47PM -0700, Justin C. Walker wrote:
> > I know the problem with edit line, and I have never had a problem avoiding it.
> > 
> > My problem, or rather question, is why, when I tried to rebuild 2.15.0
> > (having built it successfully, roughly a year ago, I had no problems with
> > readline, but this time, readline was not compiled in (the pari replacement
> > was)?  Also, FWIW, all I did before this rebuild was to do “make clean” in
> > the source directory.  No other changes between builds.
>  • If you have a backup of the previous state of the pari source directory;
>  • AND if you tee⸣ed the output of Configure to a file when you built it the last time;

Well, if you have the old Odarwin-arm or Odarwin-i386 or whathever, it contains a file 
pari.cfg (and also config.log).

You can compare them with the file in the new directory and see what has changed.

You can reload the old pari.cfg by doing
./Configure -l pari.cfg