[Haskell-cafe] question about GHC and Unicode

Duncan Coutts 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.


More information about the Haskell-Cafe mailing list