Backspace in ghci-6.10.1-candidate
judah.jacobson at gmail.com
Fri Oct 10 04:42:12 EDT 2008
On Thu, Oct 9, 2008 at 1:28 AM, Serge D. Mechveliani <mechvel at botik.ru> wrote:
> This is about testing 126.96.36.19981007.
> 1. DoCon works with it.
> 2. The question is how to `install' Backspace and UpArrow in ghci.
> I make it from source by 6.10-candidate and also by itself
> -- on Debian Linux.
> And ghci does not process Backspace and UpArrow.
> ./configure reported
> configure:2303: checking whether ghc has editline package
> configure:2314: result: no
> And the Debian system area shows the files
The editline package requires the header files, not just the .so
libraries. You can get those by installing the editline-dev package.
(After which you'll need to rebuild ghc.)
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