Mon Apr 19 20:06:19 CEST 2010
Thank you, this was exactly what I was looking for! I got a "how could i
have lived without this" vibe just from testing it a little bit.
On Mon, Apr 19, 2010 at 4:52 PM, Evans, Matthew <> wrote:
> Someone posted this a few weeks ago:
> > For anyone who hasn't found it, there's a great little utility (on
> > Linux, at least) called 'rlwrap' which gives you the full readline
> > feature set on any command line system (like, say, the erlang shell).
> > I simply have 'erl' aliased to 'rlwrap -a erl'. It gives you
> > everything provided by this patch as well as as a searchable history
> > (just like you get in bash with Ctrl-r).
> -----Original Message-----
> From: [mailto:] On
> Behalf Of Jesper Pettersson
> Sent: Monday, April 19, 2010 2:42 AM
> Subject: [erlang-questions] shell-questions
> I have two questions about the erlang shell:
> 1) Is there any way to make the history persistent between sessions?
> 2) Is there any way to enable emacs-style backwards search in the command
> history using CTRL-R?
> Thanks in advance,
> Jesper Pettersson
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