On Tue, 25 Sep 2007, Peter Bailey wrote:

> Why is it that I can't repeat lines and edit them in IRB? If I press my
> cursor up key, normally, that repeats the line I just entered. Then, I
> can backspace and modify any part of that line I want before executing
> it. But, it's dying on me. After I backspace a few characters, the
> cursor goes nuts, and, I've lost my instruction string. Has anyone else
> seen this behavior?

Sounds like your missing readline support.


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