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Subject: Re: Problem installing PyEpics
From: Andrew Johnson <anj@aps.anl.gov>
To: <tech-talk@aps.anl.gov>
Date: Mon, 30 Jan 2017 16:15:44 -0600
Hi Matt,

On 01/30/2017 03:09 PM, Matt Newville wrote:
> A larger-scale question would be:  why do libca.so and libCom.so need to
> be linked against libreadline? I would have thought that readline would
> be something that iocsh needs, but not libca / libCom.

The core of iocsh is a part of libCom.

It is possible to build Base with readline disabled, but on Linux that
configuration is not the default since readline comes with all Linux
distributions. The switch to turn it off is to comment out all of the 3
lines which set COMMANDLINE_LIBRARY in the appropriate file
  configure/os/CONFIG_SITE.Common.<host-arch>
or to set that variable to EPICS. Note that you have to rebuild libCom
for this change to take effect.

- Andrew

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