A front-end using readline to "cook" input lines for other programs
This tool lets you use history and line-editing in any text oriented
tool. This is especially useful with third-party proprietary tools that
cannot be distributed linked against readline. It is not perfect but it
works pretty well.
See the ledit and rlwrap packages for other programs of that kind.
rlfe (ReadLine Front-End) is a "universal wrapper" around readline.
You specify an interactive program to run (typically a shell), and
readline is used to edit input lines.
There are other such front-ends; what distinguishes this one is that
it monitors the state of the inferior pty, and if the inferior program
switches its terminal to raw mode, then rlfe passes your characters
rlfe - "cook" input lines for other programs using readline
rlfe [-l filename] [-a] [-n appname] [-hv] [command [argu‐
rlfe lets you use history and line-editing in any text ori‐
ented tool. This is especially useful with third-party pro‐
readline6 (6.1-3) unstable; urgency=low
* Fix build failure on kreebsd. Closes: #577234.
-- Matthias Klose <email@example.com> Sun, 30 May 2010 20:31:27 +0200
readline6 (6.1-2) unstable; urgency=low
* Apply upstream patches
* rlfe: Provide readline-editor. Closes: #565964.
* Use source format 3.0.
-- Matthias Klose <firstname.lastname@example.org> Sat, 10 Apr 2010 13:28:58 +0200
2004-11-04 Per Bothner <email@example.com>
* pty.c: Import from screen-4.0.2.
* configure.in, Ma
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