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A compilation problem with gcc on armel has been fixed. Programs that emit status lines with lots of carriage returns (like darcs) will no longer confuse rlwrap.
A few minor bugs (like double echo when accepting a line from vi command mode) have been fixed
This release adds many small improvements and fixes for filtering and
multi-line input. Cooking (i.e., coloring or re-writing) prompts can be
avoided by "rejecting" them, from a filter, or when they don't match a
given regexp. There now is a --one-shot option for easier use within
This release fixes problems with keybindings for wide (e.g. UTF-8) characters and the handling of prefix arguments.
This release fixes a screen corruption problem on Debian (and probably a few other) systems.
rlwrap is a readline wrapper, a small utility that uses the GNU readline library to allow the editing of keyboard input for any other command. It maintains a separate input history for each command, and can TAB-expand words using all previously seen words and/or a user-specified file.