why the lucky stiff 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.

Great... this worked!

I want to include this in the Ruby Installer for Windows. Where did you get
this? If you built it yourself, where did you get the source?

Thanks,
Curt