[Pkg-lustre-maintainers] Bug#646739: lustre: drops readline support if rebuilt

Sven Joachim svenjoac at gmx.de
Sat Dec 3 10:55:53 UTC 2011

On 2011-10-26 19:25 +0200, Sven Joachim wrote:

> Source: lustre
> Version: 1.8.5+dfsg-2
> Severity: important
> User: svenjoac at gmx.de
> Usertags: readline-disabled
> When built in a clean sid chroot without libncurses5-dev installed,
> lustre loses readline support.  From my pbuilder log:
> ,----
> | checking whether to enable readline support... yes
> | checking for readline in -lreadline... no
> `----
> Adding libncurses-dev to Build-Depends should avoid this.

I see this has been done in the git repository.  BTW, you want to fix
the Vcs-Git field to point to

> However, consider patching the upstream build system which erroneously
> believes that ncurses is necessary for linking with readline.

What do you think of the attached patch (untested, since I don't know
how to produce the 1.8.7-wc1+dfsg tarball)?  If you choose to apply it,
commit 5f80796 should be reverted, of course.


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