|Bill Allombert on Wed, 08 May 2013 22:10:36 +0200|
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|Re: updated windows installer for PARI|
On Tue, May 07, 2013 at 09:23:18PM +0200, Loïc Grenié wrote: > 2013/5/6 Karim Belabas <Karim.Belabas@math.u-bordeaux1.fr>: > > * Bill Allombert [2013-05-06 21:01]: > > This would be unfortunate. Maybe we could try to understand > > what exactly goes wrong with MinGW's readline (or termcap ?). > > > > - preliminary testing: does e.g. MSYS bash work out-of-the box ? > > > > - how exactly did you get libreadline.a for MinGW ? > > > > - we could try linking with libncurses instead of libtermcap > > [ a while ago, the cygwin readline port used ncurses instead of termcap; > > the latter was broken ] > > > > - we could try a few different versions of readline > > > > - if nothing works and readline + MinGW remain broken maybe somebody > > knows a *good* simple terminal that we could include in the installer > > ... > > rxvt ? We would need someone to confirm that Vista+rxvt+gp+readline works fine. Cheers, Bill.