ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.10.1 - EditLine / terminal incompatibility?

Judah Jacobson judah.jacobson at
Fri Nov 7 12:14:07 EST 2008

On Fri, Nov 7, 2008 at 4:36 AM, Duncan Coutts
<duncan.coutts at> wrote:
> I get some working and some non-working. Eg backspace, del, home, end
> work, but the ctl-left/ctl-right to jump words does not.
> Does anyone know how libedit is supposed to be configured? readline
> uses /etc/inputrc but libedit either does not or doesn't understand all
> of it.
> /me wonders if it was really necessary to switch from readline
> Duncan

You can configure libedit with a ~/.editrc file.


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