Use of devel/libreadline in ports

John Baldwin jhb at
Tue Dec 14 16:36:26 UTC 2010

Is there a push for moving libreadline out of base and updating ports to use 
libreadline from ports instead?  The devel/gdb port currently has optional 
support for this but it breaks gdb if you have a binutils port installed as 
different parts of gdb are built against different bfd.h headers causing 
segfaults when gdb tries to load symbols for a binary.  The simplest fix is to 
just remove the devel/libreadline support from the devel/gdb port if that is 
ok to do.

John Baldwin

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