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From: Martin Riener <martin@derivation.org>
To: Helmut Brandl <helmut.brandl@gmx.net>, caml users <caml-list@inria.fr>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] Gnu readline functionality in ocaml?
Date: Tue, 2 Jul 2019 18:51:18 +0200
Message-ID: <3dc7d021-2ca7-be3d-ae5d-716b455389ba@derivation.org> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <7A09D0AA-1285-45CF-9687-B2BF8B1CA021@gmx.net>

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Hello Helmut,

You are probably looking for utop ( https://opam.ocaml.org/packages/utop/ )
which also has autocompletion and other nice features. Alternatively, you can
use rlwrap ( https://linux.die.net/man/1/rlwrap ) to wrap any non-readline
program into readline.

cheers,
Martin

On 7/2/19 6:48 PM, Helmut Brandl wrote:
> Hello list,
> 
> is there a possibility to write an interactive console program in ocaml using a functionality like gnu’s readline i.e. allowing the user to press e.g. arrow up to get the previous line?
> 
> Regards
> Helmut
> 


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Thread overview: 8+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
2019-07-02 16:48 Helmut Brandl
2019-07-02 16:52 ` Martin Riener [this message]
2019-07-02 17:01   ` Simon Cruanes
2019-07-02 17:27     ` Helmut Brandl
2019-07-02 18:13 ` rixed
2019-07-03  9:42 ` SP
2019-07-04  1:05   ` Francois Berenger
2019-07-04  8:50     ` Jeremie Dimino

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