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Re: Various questions about 10.1.26-MariaDB on CYGWIN_NT-10.0 2.9.0(0.318/5/3) 2017-09-12 10:18 x86_64 Cygwin

On Mon, Nov 6, 2017 at 12:33 PM, Yaakov Selkowitz <> wrote:
> On 2017-11-06 00:44, Wayne Davison wrote:
>> On Sun, Nov 5, 2017 at 4:30 PM, Keith Christian wrote:
>>> How can I get GNU readline back as the editor for the mysql client?
>> That is a compile-time option, so unless we can convince the mariadb
>> maintainer to switch back to readline, we have to compile our own
>> mysql client from the mariadb source.
> Note that Fedora's mariadb uses the system libedit as well.  Could you
> be more specific as to what you think is missing, particularly in
> comparison to Fedora?
> Corinna, maybe it would also help if libedit were updated (the current
> upstream release is 20170329)?
> --
> Yaakov


Thanks, first time I've encountered "EditLine" in an application.  Not
familiar with it and couldn't find any tutorial info nor man pages so
that I could perform simple searches as with Readline.

If I can find a quick EditLine tutorial, EditLine will be easier to learn.


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