On Sat, 26 Jul 2003, Yukihiro Matsumoto wrote:

> In message "Re: irb --readline"
>     on 03/07/26, Wybo Dekker <wybo / servalys.nl> writes:
>
> |I also tried to uncomment all lines in Setup and Setup.x86 (including
> |readline) and recompile ruby, but that did not help either.
>
> You need to install libreadline on your machine first.  What's your
> platform?

uname -a says:
Linux servalys 2.4.18-4GB #1 Wed Mar 27 13:57:05 UTC 2002 i686 unknown

and locate libreadline says:
/lib/libreadline.so.4
/lib/libreadline.so.4.2

(the first is a link to the second)
And I use readline in the Perl debugger, in mysql and more, so I suppose
it's installed.

-- 
Wybo