Don't you guys think that this stuff should be included in the
one-click installer for Windows?  It should probably even include the
~/.irbrc settings to turn it on, so that users don't have to do
anything to have tab completion.

On Wed, 28 Jul 2004 22:44:37 +0900, why the lucky stiff
<ruby-talk / whytheluckystiff.net> wrote:
> Curt Hibbs wrote:
> >
> > This reminds me that I want to fix the fact that tab-completion does not
> > work in irb in the one-click installer -- I never knew why and I kept
> > forgetting to ask.
> >
> 
> This topic's been knocked about on the discussion list for the
> (Poignant) Guide.  I don't know if this is the same set of files that
> Gabriele is offering, but it works for me:
> 
>   http://whytheluckystiff.net/ruby/dist/readline.so-for-1.8.zip
> 
> Two files inside.  Place readline.dll in $RUBY/bin.  The readline.so
> goes in $RUBY/lib/ruby/1.8/i386-mswin32.  Then, to get Irb working with
> Readline:
> 
>   irb --readline -r irb/completion
> 
> Or the ~/.irbrc that Raph offered will work as well.
> 
> _why
> 
>