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Re: How do I use readline?
- To: Michael Vanier <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: How do I use readline?
- From: Julian R Fondren <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Fri, 14 May 1999 07:20:21 -0500 (CDT)
- cc: email@example.com
> I've been trying all day to get readline to work on the latest guile. I
> got it working on guile-1.3, but for the latest guile I had to hack
> libguile/Makefile.am, remove all Makefile.in's, hack configure.in to put
> back the readline tests, rerun automake and autoconf, and recompile and it
> STILL didn't work! Any advice from the gurus would be appreciated... I
> understand why the readline support was removed but I would prefer
> if we waited until a good solution was in place. A --with-readline
> configure option, though not perfect, would at least be a reasonable
> intermediate step.
If you know C and have read the guile tutorial it is a simple matter to
make your own guile interpreter that uses Readline, but I do wonder why
just guile and not libguile could have basic readline capabilities.