On Aug 11, 5:04  𮮮 ʮ 
wrote:
> Marvin Gker <sutn... / 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. ny
> >> 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:
>
> cho $TERM
>
> and compare with the actual terminal (or terminal emulator) that you are using.
>
> --
> __Pascal Bourguignon__

Ah ok. I see I am using ASCI or that is what my term value is set to.
I am using a macbook so i am just using the default terminal for the
mac. How do i know what hte correct value of term is?