libedit update

Jerry James loganjerry at
Tue Feb 15 16:04:46 UTC 2011

On Tue, Feb 8, 2011 at 10:09 PM, Jerry James <loganjerry at> wrote:
> I'm not sure that libedit provides the entire readline API.  I'll
> block out some time to compare the two, hopefully tomorrow but
> possibly not until the end of the week.  I'll follow up here when I've
> done that.

It does not provide even the entire readline 5 API, much less the
readline 6 API.  Some code may not use the missing API elements, and
thus can be moved.  I had to give up on my efforts to move CLisp to
libedit, though, as it does use several of the missing elements.
Jerry James

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