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Re: readline update?



On Fri, Jul 03, 2009 at 04:00:02PM +0530, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
> On 07/03/2009 03:57 PM, Miroslav Lichvar wrote:
> > I'd like to update readline to the latest version 6.0. The problem is
> > that the license was changed to GPLv3+ and we have some GPLv2 packages
> > using readline.
> > 
> > A possible replacement is the editline library which provides a
> > compatible interface and is licensed under BSD, unfortunately it
> > doesn't handle UTF-8.
> > 
> > Are we stuck with readline 5.2? Suggestions?
> 
> Have you talked to upstream and checked on what they suggest that we do
> about this?

No. Some time ago they asked if there were any GPLv2 projects, I gave them
a list, but they changed the license anyway.

-- 
Miroslav Lichvar


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