Use rb-readline instead of ext/readline
Users who want to build ruby needs to prepare readline library.
Example for https://github.com/sstephenson/ruby-build/wiki#suggested-build-environment
Preparation of building environment is hard for many users.
I propose to use rb-readline that it's pure ruby implementation of readline instead of ext/readline.
Updated by Eregon (Benoit Daloze) about 1 year ago
https://github.com/ConnorAtherton/rb-readline/blob/master/lib/rbreadline.rb is almost 9000 lines of Ruby code.
How fast does it load?
That seems important for command-line applications
Updated by hsbt (Hiroshi SHIBATA) about 2 months ago
- Status changed from Assigned to Rejected
The last update of rb-readline is 2 years ago. I think we shouldn't replace it.
And aycabta (aycabta .) try to create the readline alternative. If we replace readline to pure ruby implementation, we should use it.