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GNU readline and history libraries, run-time libraries

The GNU readline library aids in the consistency of user interface across discrete programs that need to provide a command line interface.

The GNU history library provides a consistent user interface for recalling lines of previously typed input.

Package version:5.2-2


A kind of FAQ for libreadline on Debian GNU/{Linux,Hurd}

0. symlinked directory completion behavior

   Starting with readline-4.2a, completion on symlinks that point
   to directories does not append the slash. To restore the behaviour
   found in readline-4.2, add to /etc/inputrc or ~/.inputrc:

       set mark-symlinked-directories on



readline5 (5.2-2) unstable; urgency=low

  * Apply upstream patch readline52-001 (incorrect display position
    with multibyte characters).

 -- Matthias Klose <>  Tue, 19 Dec 2006 16:28:28 +0100

readline5 (5.2-1) unstable; urgency=low

  * New upstream version.
  * Removed patches applied upstream: rlfe-pts, rl-inputrc.
  * readline-common: Don't conflict with libreadine4, keep t


This document details the changes between this version, readline-5.2,
and the previous version, readline-5.1.

1.  Changes to Readline

a.  Fixed a problem that caused segmentation faults when using readline in
    callback mode and typing consecutive DEL characters on an empty line.

b.  Fixed several redisplay problems with multibyte characters, all having to
    do with the different code paths


This is Debian GNU/Linux's prepackaged version of the FSF's GNU
Readline library.

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