Integrating editline with ghc

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
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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