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Re: Bug#612625: ITP: libtecla -- a command-line editing library

On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 03:23:48PM +0100, Michael Banck wrote:
> Hi,
> On Wed, Feb 09, 2011 at 10:18:15AM -0600, Scott Christley wrote:
> > Description     : Tecla is a command-line editing library
> > 
> > The tecla library provides UNIX and LINUX programs with interactive
> > command line editing facilities, similar to those of the UNIX tcsh
> > shell. In addition to simple command-line editing, it supports recall
> > of previously entered command lines, TAB completion of file names or
> > other tokens, and in-line wild-card expansion of filenames. The
> > internal functions which perform file-name completion and wild-card
> > expansion are also available externally for optional use by programs.
> I'm wondering, how does it relate to libreadline/libedit?  Those seem to
> be the standard choices for this kind of purpose.  I assume you want to
> package something else which requires libtecla?

That's actually a question that also popped immediately into my mind
because it sounds *really* similar - I just forgot to ask but a
clarification would be nice.

Kind regards



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