Integrating editline with ghc
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Sun Jan 27 07:25:02 EST 2008
On Sun, 2008-01-27 at 16:41 +1100, Manuel M T Chakravarty wrote:
> To summarise,
> * I don't think it is feasible to entirely drop readline from ghci (as
> some widely used Linux distributions, eg, Fedora 7 and Solaris doesn't
> support sufficiently recent versions of editline).
Indeed. I tried to build the editline package that was just uploaded to
hackage and discovered that Gentoo does not package the editline C
library at all.
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