[R] command-line editing
Peter Dalgaard BSA
p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Sun Feb 6 00:26:20 CET 2000
Thomas Lumley <thomas at biostat.washington.edu> writes:
> On Sat, 5 Feb 2000, Tino Reinhardt wrote:
> > hello,
> > I've had compiled Version 0.90.1 (December 15, 1999) on an i586
> > running GNU/Linux (RedHat 5.2-patched with 6.* pieces) last night.
> > Everything seems to work fine but it's impossible to use command-line
> > editing (on the linuxconsole, xterm, rxvt). It just looks like
> > > a <- 1
> > > ^[[A^[[A^[[A
> > after pressing arrow-up, left or right
> You probably don't have GNU readline or its header files installed.
> If you have the library (libreadline.so) then look
> in config.cache for the lines
> If you have the =no version then ./configure couldn't find the headers, so
> you probably need to install them. They should be on the Red Hat
Somewhere in the back of my mind sits a recollection that there's a
version problem, that we require a newer readline than shipped in
RH5.2. In redhat 6.1 we have 2.2.1 and that works but I suspect 2.0
will not do the callback method we use in the console handler.
Also note that you need the readline-devel package as well as the
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