[erlang-patches] shell line buffer behavior

Brendan Doyle <>
Mon Mar 8 15:34:29 CET 2010


Absolutely, yes

On 2010-03-07, at 1:15 PM, Dave Peticolas wrote:

> Here's some work to make the Erlang shell history
> more like readline:
> 
>   git fetch git://github.com/jdavisp3/otp.git shell
> 
> Specifically:
> 
>       1. Blank lines are not added to the line buffer.
> 
>       2. Pressing the down arrow on the last line causes no change.
> 
>          The previous behavior erased the line.
> 
>       3. The new line is temporarily added to the line buffer
>          so the user can move to previous lines with up arrows
>          and then back to the new line with down arrows.
> 
>          The previous behavior discarded the partially written
>          new line.
> 
>       4. Changes made to previous lines while exploring the line
>          buffer history are preserved.
> 
>          The previous behavior discarded changes made to older lines.
> 
> Any interest in this?
> 
> thanks,
> dave
> 
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