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On 19 Feb 2005, at 10:36, David A. Black wrote:

> Hi --
>
> On Sun, 20 Feb 2005, Eric Hodel wrote:
>
>> On 19 Feb 2005, at 06:34, David A. Black wrote:
>>
>>> Hi --
>>> I've often wanted the up-arrow in irb to give me my history from the
>>> previous session.  Well, now it does :-)  Patch follows, in the hope
>>> that this (or equivalent) might make it into the real irb.
>>
>> How will this conflict with using the Readline powered history?
>>
>> http://rubygarden.org/ruby?Irb/TipsAndTricks
>
> Cool -- I hadn't seen that one before.
>
>> Perhaps the Readline-powered version and the simple version could be 
>> added to an irb/history.rb, and if Readline doesn't exist, fall back 
>> to the simpler version?
>
> I'm not sure what you mean by "Readline-powered" vs. "simple".  Both
> versions depend on the presence of Readline.  I'm not sure how else
> one would do it.

Ah!  I thought your version was Readline-free, because it made no 
explicit checks.  (Not everybody has Readline ruby libraries 
installed.)

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