readline installation [Re: R-beta: ....]]

Hubert Palme
Wed, 13 May 1998 10:43:47 +0200 (MDT)

Martin Maechler: 
 > Further, for R 0.62, I think we should try quite a bit harder to
 > have configure searching around for the readline library and include files.
 > [[maybe, yet again look more closely at what octave does?]]

Another request being very important for me is to have configure
search for regexpression libraries (such as the GNU rx library) if
there are no POSIX regular expressions on the local system. Some
funktions don't work without this and it is very hard to configure
this manually!


Hubert Palme         Bergische Universitaet-Gesamthochschule Wuppertal
                                      Computing  Center
                                      D-42097 Wuppertal
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