OpenrobotsWiki: editline


The editline library provides generic line editing and history functions, similar to those found in tcsh(1). This package contains a Makefile for compiling the -current version of NetBSD's library which provides the same consistent installation and compilation environments as for the other tools found in this repository. Another auto-toolized version of this library is available here.

Editline is used by eltclsh.


OpenRobot's version of editline is no longer maintained. Use the one provided by instead for new projects.


Supported systems

editline has been tested on Solaris, Linux (RedHat, Debian).

It is not needed on *BSD (including Mac OS X) systems, since they provide libedit in their base systems.

OpenrobotsWiki: editline (last edited 2010-11-05 16:44:40 by localhost)