Backspace/delete/history in ghci

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Mon Nov 24 07:16:33 EST 2008

Colin Paul Adams wrote:
> I can't use the backspace key, or arrow keys in ghci (6.10.1) as i
> would normally expect to on any program on Linux.
> Is this connected with the readline/editline/haskelline debate I have
> observed recently?

You seem to be encountering an unusually severe reaction to the editline 
switchover.  What terminal type is this?


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