problem building for cygwin

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Fri Sep 17 09:30:50 EDT 2004

On 16 September 2004 13:04, Simon Marlow wrote:

> It looks like MingW comes with a libreadline.a these days.  Readline
> appears to build fine in GHC 6.2.2.  I'll see if we can include it
> with the 6.2.2 release...

So I compiled up 6.2.2 on Windows with readline support (various patches
to build system & configure script were required).  It doesn't work
though - typing control key combinations just results in odd characters.
It doesn't work in an ordinary cmd.exe window either.  Anyone have any


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