[Haskell-cafe] ghci REPL output under Haskell Platform on Mac OS X

Mark Lentczner markl at glyphic.com
Sun Nov 1 18:12:29 EST 2009

On Nov 1, 2009, at 1:05 PM, Henning Thielemann wrote:

> I had a similar problem with Haskeline and an too old version of
> terminfo. I assume Haskeline is used by your GHC instead of readline.

Aha! That led me to find it: I had TERM set to 'ansi'. ghci +  
Haskeline works find if TERM is set to any of rxvt, vt52, vt100, vt102  
or xterm. Don't know what in terminfo Haskeline is relying on, but  
'ansi' doesn't have it!

	- Mark

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