Backspace/delete/history in ghci

Colin Paul Adams colin at
Mon Nov 24 11:12:23 EST 2008

>>>>> "Judah" == Judah Jacobson <judah.jacobson at> writes:

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

    Judah>Did you compile ghc yourself or download the distribution
    Judah> from somewhere? 

I compiled it myself, since there doesn't seem to be an rpm available
for Fedora 9 yet for 6.10.1.

    Judah> If you're compiling it yourself, you'll need to
    Judah> first install Fedora's libedit-devel package.

But how come it compiled at all in that case?
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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