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Re: [Gcl-devel] Information about the gcl development status

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] Information about the gcl development status
Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2010 15:15:10 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.11 (Gnus v5.11) Emacs/22.2 (gnu/linux)

Stefano Ferri <address@hidden> writes:

>> You might be running in a non-readline-capable environment.  Try
>> (si::readline-on) to check it out.  If not, try running under an
>> xterm.
>> (readline capability should be autodetected on startup, based on the
>> TERM environment variable and the return status of isatty().  If the
>> environment is not supportive, readline is disabled.
>> (si::readline-on) will try to enable it and complain if it cannot).
> This is what I get:
> Error in EVAL [or a callee]: The function SYSTEM::READLINE-ON is undefined.
> Fast links are on: do (use-fast-links nil) for debugging
> Broken at EVAL.  Type :H for Help.
>  1 (Abort) Return to top level.
> dbl:>>
> I'm on xterm. It souns strange that I'm on a non-readline capable
> environment... Clisp works perfectly (and Maxima, compiled with Clisp,
> too). Maybe I am doing something wrong when compiling?

Greetings!  Yes this is now most likely.  Please post your configure
command and output.  Somehow I suspect you've disabled readline at
this stage.

Take care,

> Stefano

Camm Maguire                                        address@hidden
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