readline - A library for editing typed command lines

Property Value
Distribution CentOS 5
Repository CentOS i386
Package name readline
Package version 5.1
Package release 3.el5
Package architecture i386
Package type rpm
Installed size 336.59 KB
Download size 222.93 KB
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The Readline library provides a set of functions that allow users to
edit command lines. Both Emacs and vi editing modes are available. The
Readline library includes additional functions for maintaining a list
of previously-entered command lines for recalling or editing those
lines, and for performing csh-like history expansion on previous


Package Version Architecture Repository
readline-5.1-3.el5.i386.rpm 5.1 i386 CentOS
readline-5.1-3.el5.x86_64.rpm 5.1 x86_64 CentOS
readline - - -


Name Value
/sbin/install-info -
/sbin/ldconfig - - - - - - - - -
rpmlib(CompressedFileNames) <= 3.0.4-1
rpmlib(PayloadFilesHavePrefix) <= 4.0-1
rtld(GNU_HASH) -


Name Value - -
readline = 5.1-3.el5


Type URL
Binary Package readline-5.1-3.el5.i386.rpm
Source Package readline-5.1-3.el5.src.rpm

Install Howto

Install readline rpm package:

# yum install readline




2001-08-07 - Bernhard Rosenkraenzer <> 4.2-2
- Make sure headers can be included from C++ applications (#51131)
(Patch based on Debian's with the bugs removed ;) )
2001-05-09 - Florian La Roche <>
- update to 4.2 and adapt patches
2001-04-06 - Nalin Dahyabhai <>
- change the paths listed for the header files in the man page to reflect
the location changes from previous versions (#35073)
- note that "on" is acceptable instead of "On" in the man page (#21327)
2001-03-08 - Preston Brown <>
- fix reading of end key termcap value (@7 is correct, was kH) (#30884)
2001-01-30 - Nalin Dahyabhai <>
- mark the man page as currently out-of-date (#25294)
2000-09-07 - Jeff Johnson <>
- FHS packaging (64bit systems need to use libdir).
2000-08-17 - Jeff Johnson <>
- summaries from specspo.
2000-08-02 - Florian La Roche <>
- use "rm -f" in specfile
2000-07-12 - Prospector <>
- automatic rebuild
2000-06-05 - Jeff Johnson <>
- FHS packaging.

See Also

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