[GRASS-dev] [grass-code R][562] add support for libedit substitute for readline/history

Glynn Clements glynn at gclements.plus.com
Sun Dec 9 16:12:42 EST 2007

grass-dev at lists.osgeo.org wrote:

> code R item #562, was opened at 2007-12-08 23:38
> Status: Open
> Priority: 2
> Submitted By: William Kyngesburye (kyngchaos)
> Assigned to: Nobody (None)
> Summary: add support for libedit substitute for readline/history 
> Issue status: None
> GRASS component: GRASS wide
> Operating system: MacOS X
> Operating system version: 
> Initial Comment:
> libedit is included in OSX, so is more convenient. There is a symlink
> to libreadline, but none for libhistory, so the check for readline
> support in configure fails.

To be honest, I don't see any point in having the readline support in
the first place. If the expression is complex enough to warrant the
use of readline, you should probably enter it into a text file using
your preferred text editor then use e.g. "r.mapcalc < myscript".

Glynn Clements <glynn at gclements.plus.com>

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