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Latest revision as of 13:34, 1 March 2014


GNU Readline

The Readline library provides a set of functions for use by applications that allow users to edit command lines as they are typed in. Both Emacs and vi editing modes are available. The Readline library includes additional functions to maintain a list of previously-entered command lines, to recall and perhaps reedit those lines, and perform csh-like history expansion on previous commands.


User and programmer's manuals included in the distribution; user manual available in HTML format from http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/php/chet/readline/readline.html user manual available from http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/php/chet/readline/rluserman.html

Heckert gnu.small.png This is a GNU package:readline


Download version 6.3 (stable)
released on 26 February 2014

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Leaders and contributors

Chet Ramey Maintainer

Resources and communication

Audience Resource type URI
Developer VCS Repository Webview http://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/readline.git
Bug Tracking E-mail mailto:bug-readline@gnu.org

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This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 1 March 2014.


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