To use the readline functions, you need to install libreadline. You can find libreadline on the home page of the GNU Readline project, at » It's maintained by Chet Ramey, who's also the author of Bash.

You can also use these functions with the libedit library, a non-GPL replacement for the readline library. The libedit library is BSD licensed and available for download from »

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11 years ago
Note that libedit does not support the function readline_list_history()
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