Heads up: New readline released

Eli Zaretskii eliz@is.elta.co.il
Fri Jun 15 00:01:00 GMT 2001


> From: Daniel Berlin <dan@cgsoftware.com>
> Date: 15 Jun 2001 01:06:03 -0400
> 
> >>Any prayer that we can add the type of hooks we really want to be able
> >>to add, ( I remember someone mentioning, maybe Eli, that we can't do
> >>symbol completion the "right way" because of readline's insistence on
> >>word seperator characters) yet?
> > 
> > The readline maintainer is a very reasonable person.  I'm sure he'd accept
> > a patch if it was in the spirit of the rest of the package.
> 
> Well, the problem is that it would be hard to do without adding
> interfaces that go around the current interfaces.

Yes, we need a couple of hooks that would allow our functions to be
called before Readline begins its completion code, for example to set
the word-constituent characters.



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