[Haskell-cafe] question about GHC and Unicode
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sun Apr 27 16:57:37 EDT 2008
On Sun, 2008-04-27 at 21:44 +0100, Malcolm Wallace wrote:
> >> Ian Lynagh wrote a pure haskell readline implementation a while ago,
> > I think that was Malcolm Wallace.
> ... and it is part of the readline package! See
> System.Console.SimpleLineEditor. Needless to say, it is far from
> perfect, but does give some basic facilities. There are lots of ways
> it could be extended.
> (I haven't checked, but I really hope the cabal mechanisms for
> configuring the readline package do not require a working actual-
> readline installation, because SimpleLineEditor is explicitly designed
> to workaround its absence! It is supposed to provide a uniform
> interface regardless of whether readline is there.)
It's certainly possible though from a quick look at the .cabal
description and configure.ac script it's not quite clear if it'll do
what you want.
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