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Re: Why xfs_<utils> not 'readline' w/line-edit & history enabled?

To: Linda Walsh <xfs@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Why xfs_<utils> not 'readline' w/line-edit & history enabled?
From: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2012 21:06:16 -0500
Cc: Dave Chinner <david@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
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On 10/2/12 4:29 PM, Linda Walsh wrote:
> 
> 
> Dave Chinner wrote:
>> $ sudo xfs_db -r /dev/vdb
>> xfs_db> inode 128
>> (reverse-i-search)`in': inode 128
> ----
> Um...When I press up-arrow, I get nothing.
> 
> When I press down arrow -- also nothing.
> 
> Try hitting home for beginning of line --
> nothing.   Tried ESC to re-edit line -- nothing. (enters ^[).
> 
> What are you typing to get the above?  does it require a config somewhere?

Do you build your own pkgs or use a distro?  IF distro, I'd file a bug.

Agreed that defaulting to on would be nice, but in Fedora & RHEL:

%configure \
        --enable-readline=yes   \
...

just FWIW.

-Eric

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