Marvin Gker <sutniuq / gmx.net> writes:

> Stewart wrote:
>> Hey I compiled ruby with readline support. However when i go to IRB i
>> just get jibbrish when i press the up arrow on my keyboard.  Any
>> suggestions?
>
> No suggestions, but I have this problem too:
>
> irb
> irb(main):001:0> puts "Test"
> Test
> => nil
> irb(main):002:0> ^[[A
>
> ruby -v: ruby 1.9.1p243 (2009-07-16 revision 24175) [i686-linux]

type in the shell: 
 
   echo $TERM

and compare with the actual terminal (or terminal emulator) that you are using.

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__Pascal Bourguignon__