The readline-statevar package

[ Tags: bsd3, library, utils ] [ Propose Tags ]

readline package is a good wrapping library around libreadline.

Unfortunately, there is a lot of set/get pairs of functions, which clutter namespace. This kind of API can be nicely expressed as StateVars, as in HOpenGL.

readline-statevar seeks to fill this gap and provide nicer API based on StateVars.

For clarity: this module wraps only System.Console.Readline module. System.Console.SimpleLineEditor is left untouched.


Dependencies base (>=4.1.0 && <5), readline (>=1.0.1 && <1.1.0), StateVar (>=1.0.0 && <1.1.0) [details]
License BSD3
Author Krzysztof Skrzetnicki <>
Maintainer Krzysztof Skrzetnicki <>
Category Utils
Source repository head: git clone
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Uploaded Sat Dec 5 18:28:20 UTC 2009 by KrzysztofSkrzetnicki
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