Compile irb with readline, create file ~/.inputrc and put
     set editing-mode vi
Then set envar INPUTRC=~/.inputrc
Enjoy "irb --readline"

----- Original Message -----
From: "Garriss, Michael" <Michael.Garriss / abacus-direct.com>
To: "ruby-talk ML" <ruby-talk / ruby-lang.org>; <vim / vim.org>
Sent: Thursday, December 05, 2002 7:50 AM
Subject: Vim like ruby interpreter?


> being a vimmer and a newbie to ruby I have come across the need for the
> following.  I 'irb' like creation with vim editing (maybe like bash's
set -o
> vi).  Hints?  Leads?  Links?
>
> TIA
>
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