Introduction: Why libreadline61?
It is a dependency for Lua.
Overall compiling complexity: Easy.
Step 1: Background info
To be able to make use of this post, you need a VM configured as indicated in this post.
Step 2: Enter the cross-compiling environment
See step 2 of this post to see instructions on how to enter the chroot environment.
Step 3: Dependencies
Step 4: Get the source code
Readline’s website: http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/php/chet/readline/rltop.html
Direct link: ftp://ftp.cwru.edu/pub/bash/readline-6.1.tar.gz
Make sure that you are in the folder /root/code, then type:
tar zxf readline-6.1.tar.gz
Step 5: Configuration
./configure --host=arm-none-linux-gnueabi --prefix=/usr/arm
Step 6: Compiling
Step 6: Installing
And then follow step 8 of this post to get screen to your DroboFS.
And there you have it.