[Win32utils-devel] Readline with VC++ 8?
Daniel.Berger at qwest.com
Wed Oct 22 11:56:16 EDT 2008
> -----Original Message-----
> From: win32utils-devel-bounces at rubyforge.org
> [mailto:win32utils-devel-bounces at rubyforge.org] On Behalf Of
> Luis Lavena
> Sent: Wednesday, October 22, 2008 8:08 AM
> To: Development and ideas for win32utils projects
> Subject: Re: [Win32utils-devel] Readline with VC++ 8?
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 11:04 AM, Berger, Daniel
> <Daniel.Berger at qwest.com> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > <snip>
> >> Yes, please, readline has big problems with win32console or long
> >> lines (100 chars)
> >> OT: what about deprecating Win32API and moving to ruby-ffi?
> >> >> I'll try to find by copy and send those patches to you.
> >> >
> >> > Excellent, thanks.
> >> >
> >> Checked on my backup catalog, is at home, will bring it
> tomorrow to
> >> the office.
> > I came across "Inline" yesterday.
> > http://rubyforge.org/projects/inline
> > Maybe we can use this instead of readline?
> I wish it was API-compliant with Readline, but it promises
> (uses Win32API for the low level keyboard events.)
Oof. This whole time I thought irb required readline to work. Nope. It
turns out I was hitting a LoadError bug in irb/init.rb:
Two LoadError bugs in three days! What are the odds?!
Anyway, once I fixed that, I was able to use the Rails console. Yay.
Still, I think a pure Ruby Readline library would be very welcome in the
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