[Win32utils-devel] Readline with VC++ 8?
luislavena at gmail.com
Thu Oct 23 15:43:16 EDT 2008
On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 12:56 PM, Berger, Daniel
<Daniel.Berger at qwest.com> wrote:
> 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?!
The odds are really high, is ruby source code, sometimes that stuff is
really buried in :-P
> 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
> Ruby world.
Yes indeed, but the ruby tests for it do not provide too much
information about it (those are plain silly if you ask me). Maybe
RubySpec has something better about it?
This is what I have for readline and VC8:
But realized was version 4.3 since version 5 was a complete nightmare to build.
I'll try to see where is that subversion repo and generate a package from it.
Human beings, who are almost unique in having the ability to learn from
the experience of others, are also remarkable for their apparent
disinclination to do so.
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