postgresql93 port and libedit

Baptiste Daroussin bapt at
Thu Jan 15 16:01:19 UTC 2015

On Wed, Jan 14, 2015 at 10:27:14PM -0800, Waitman Gobble wrote:
> Hi,
> I noticed that postgresql93-client port pulls in readline, which is GPLv3.
> When I get rid of readline in Makefile 'USES' and also change the
> bottom of the Makefile in postgresql93-server,
> ...
> .include "${.CURDIR}/../postgresql92-server/Makefile"
> CONFIGURE_ARGS+=--with-libedit-preferred
> It builds without readline and links against libedit in base:
except that libedit is not really an alternative as it does not supprot unicode
(except in head) one solution would be to try linking against the editline port
which contains the same fixes as libedit in head and see if it works.

Best regards,
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