[lldb-dev] Losing prompt when running any python commands

Sylvestre Ledru sylvestre at debian.org
Thu Jul 11 11:44:32 PDT 2013

On 09/07/2013 17:48, Michael Sartain wrote:
> On Sat, Jul 6, 2013 at 5:24 AM, Sylvestre Ledru <sylvestre at debian.org
> <mailto:sylvestre at debian.org>> wrote:
>     Sure. I could backport it for the distributions I am supporting on
>     llvm.org/apt/ <http://llvm.org/apt/>.
>     However, before doing so, I would just like to hear back from the
>     current libedit maintainer (to avoid duplicating the work on the
>     package).
> In case anyone else is running into prompt issues on Linux, we took
> libedit 3.1, compiled it, shoved it in lldb/extern/libedit/libedit-3.1
> and made the changes below to our working lldb source tree.
> ( https://bitbucket.org/mikesart/lldb_branch ) This is allowing us to
> get around these issues until a more official solution is worked out.
Thanks for the feedback.

By the way, I have the agreement from the current maintainer of libedit
in Debian/Ubuntu to help him with the packaging.

I pushed the almost finished version here:

The main thing remaining to check is the consistency of the API between
the old release that we had and this one. I will do that in a couple of
weeks (I am off).


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