title: SQLShell FAQ %%%
How do I get GNU Readline to work?
Mac OS X:
Follow the instructions at the following web page: http://blog.toonetown.com/2006/07/java-readline-on-mac-os-x-update.html
This approach actually uses the Editline library, not GNU Readline. To customize the bindings, see editrc(5)
- Install the libreadline-java package
- Ensure that /usr/share/java/libreadline-java.jar is in your CLASSPATH
- Ensure that
- If you want to use Editline, instead of Readline, ensure that
libedit2is installed. Then, use the sqlshell "-r editline" argument to override SQLShell's default readline library search.