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[Bug-readline] Re: rlwrap: configure.ac and cross_compiling

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: [Bug-readline] Re: rlwrap: configure.ac and cross_compiling
Date: Mon, 17 May 2010 17:31:36 -0400
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On 5/14/10 6:08 AM, Cristian Ionescu-Idbohrn wrote:
> On Thu, 13 May 2010, Hans Lub wrote:
>> Hello Cristian
> Hello again Hans,
>> There are quite a few reasons I read() the keystrokes myself and then
>> use rl_stuff_char() to feed them to readline.
>> (avoiding a quirk with CTRL-D on Solaris, much more readable logfiles,
>> to name a few) None of those reasons are cast in stone, but on the other
>> hand, according to the documentation, it should work (and it does - in
>> 10 years rlwrap has been running on many outlandish unix systems, and
>> this bug has never cropped up!)
> Right.  I didn't mean to doubt or question your knowledge and/or
> experience with using the readline lib over the years.  I'm just trying to
> understand what's going on and get enough material to eventually send to
> the readline upstream maintainer.

I can't reproduce it.  I wonder if you somehow have echo turned off (or
it's being turned off) on the terminal you're using.  A way to check it
is to attach to the executing test program with gdb and inspect the value
of `_rl_echoing_p'.


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                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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