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Bug 35073 - man pages are incorrect for readline
man pages are incorrect for readline
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: readline (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Nalin Dahyabhai
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-04-06 18:30 EDT by adler
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:32 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-04-06 20:11:52 EDT
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Description adler 2001-04-06 18:30:54 EDT
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User-Agent: Mozilla/4.76 [en] (X11; U; Linux 2.4.2-0.1.49smp i686)

Man pages for readline don't properly tell the user where to find the
readline.h file.

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:
1.man readline
2.It reads the readline.h is in /usr/include. (as in #include <readline.h>)
3.Write program with #include <readline.h>
4.watch complie fail.

I've included a simple readline test program. Notice that I have to use the
line #include <readline/readline.h> in order for the complire to find the
readline.h file. subsituting the #include line for #include <readline.h>
will not allow the test program to compile.
Comment 1 Nalin Dahyabhai 2001-04-06 21:22:16 EDT
This will be fixed in readline-4.1-9 and later.  Thanks!

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