[Haskell-cafe] Confused about readline/editline
Martijn van Steenbergen
martijn at van.steenbergen.nl
Sun Apr 5 15:41:42 EDT 2009
Judah Jacobson wrote:
> I'm not sure, but there might be some order of flags or packages you
> could give to Cabal which would cause it to link to readline first; I
> think if gcc gets "-lreadline -ledit" in that order then it will do
> what you want. Passing "-v" or "-v3" to cabal build should let you
> see what's going on.
Yes, -v3 indeed shows that edit comes before readline.
Adding this extra line fixes it:
> Extra-Libraries: readline
Is adding that extra line a robust, portable and documented way of
solving the problem?
Whew, I'm really glad it's fixed now. It took me half a day to narrow
the problem down. :-)
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