Backspace/delete/history in ghci

Judah Jacobson judah.jacobson at
Mon Nov 24 11:03:45 EST 2008

On Mon, Nov 24, 2008 at 1:56 AM, Colin Paul Adams
<colin at> 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.

Did you compile ghc yourself or download the distribution from
somewhere?  If you're compiling it yourself, you'll need to first
install Fedora's libedit-devel package.

Hope that helps,

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