[php-maint] Bug#576218: (no subject)

Anton Eliasson devel at antoneliasson.se
Sat Feb 11 22:02:12 UTC 2012

This is indeed because PHP is linked against libedit instead of 
libreadline because of licensing issues (according to #341868 and 
#286356). So why does interactive mode work in Ubuntu?

$ lsb_release -a
No LSB modules are available.
Distributor ID:	Ubuntu
Description:	Ubuntu 11.04
Release:	11.04
Codename:	natty
$ php -v
PHP 5.3.5-1ubuntu7.2 with Suhosin-Patch (cli) (built: May  2 2011 23:00:17)
Copyright (c) 1997-2009 The PHP Group
Zend Engine v2.3.0, Copyright (c) 1998-2010 Zend Technologies
$ php -a
Interactive shell

php > echo "Hello World";
Hello World
php > ^D

Med vänliga hälsningar / Regards
Anton Eliasson

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