readline package with libedit

Christian Maeder Christian.Maeder at
Wed Jan 9 03:59:40 EST 2008


By the way I've the following lines in my ~/.ghci

:m +System.Console.Readline Data.List
getCompleterWordBreakCharacters >>= setCompleterWordBreakCharacters .
Data.List.delete '/'
:m -System.Console.Readline Data.List

Does this work with libedit, too?


Judah Jacobson wrote:
> On Jan 8, 2008 11:21 AM, Christian Maeder <Christian.Maeder at> wrote:
>> Could you try to install
>> and
>> If that works, I'll be content with libedit as well.
>> Christian
> They don't work with the patch I sent before, but after adding back a
> few more functions supported by libedit, I was able to install both
> packages and successfully run a quick test of shellac-readline in
> ghci.  (Although eventually, someone more familiar with that package
> may want to run more thorough tests.)
> I'll work on making a new patch which adds back all of the
> functionality that libedit supports (including what's needed for
> shellac-readline).
> -Judah

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