Quoting jaco / neottia.net, on Sun, Apr 03, 2005 at 02:49:44AM +0900:
> Sam Roberts <sroberts / uniserve.com> writes:
> > But don't support readline, which makes irb pretty painful.
> 
> You're right (i've never noticed this pb as i don't use irb). That's

I find it handy, particularly because the debugger doesn't work very
well (and doesn't have readline support either).

> rather suprising as this port depends on readline, though.

making it depend on readline is just a line in the portfile.

Making ruby see that readline is there and build against it is harder.

I've killed some time trying to get it to happen, with no success, yet.

Cheers,
Sam