Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 134922
gnuplot should BuildRequires: texinfo readline-devel
Last modified: 2015-03-04 20:14:27 EST
Description of problem:
makeinfo from texinfo package needed to build gnuplot
readline-devel is required because of --with-readline=gnu option to
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
Steps to Reproduce:
1.rpm -e texinfo
2.rpmbuild -ba gnuplot-4.0.0-3
3.Wait for build error
Fix built as 4.0.0-4.
Doesn't linking gnuplot against readline result in a non-redistributable binary?
E.g. gnuplot in Fedora violates the GPL.
A legal alternative to readline is libedit - already part of Fedora.
Looking at gnuplot:
The package is actually licensed under a dual license, gnuplot and GPLv2+, since
the src/wxterminal/* files are dual licensed. Since readline is GPLv2+, this is
If we were to disable the wx functionality, we might be in a pickle, but as is,