Backspace in ghci-6.10.1-candidate
judah.jacobson at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 04:42:51 EDT 2008
On Fri, Oct 10, 2008 at 1:42 AM, Judah Jacobson
<judah.jacobson at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 1:28 AM, Serge D. Mechveliani <mechvel at botik.ru> wrote:
>> This is about testing 18.104.22.16881007.
>> 1. DoCon works with it.
>> 2. The question is how to `install' Backspace and UpArrow in ghci.
>> I make it from source by 6.10-candidate and also by itself
>> -- on Debian Linux.
>> And ghci does not process Backspace and UpArrow.
>> ./configure reported
>> configure:2303: checking whether ghc has editline package
>> configure:2314: result: no
>> And the Debian system area shows the files
> The editline package requires the header files, not just the .so
> libraries. You can get those by installing the editline-dev package.
> (After which you'll need to rebuild ghc.)
Correction: you probably want the Debian libedit-dev package.
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