[R] R-1.2.0 and command recall/edit

Thomas Lumley thomas at biostat.washington.edu
Mon Dec 18 22:47:04 CET 2000

On Mon, 18 Dec 2000, Michael Wang wrote:

> For R-1.1.1 on Solaris 7, I can use command line recall/edit
> by using "Control-P", etc.
> But R-1.2.0 on Solaris 8, I can not. Is this because the
> R version or Solaris version?

If you compile with the GNU readline library you can get command recall
and editing using the arrow keys (and other editing features). 

Without readline I don't have any command recall under Solaris 8 with


Thomas Lumley			Asst. Professor, Biostatistics
tlumley at u.washington.edu	University of Washington, Seattle

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