The library(readline) is based on GNU
providing command line editing for the terminal on Unix-like systems.
The library(readline) is an alternative to library(editline), providing
the same functionality based on the BSD libedit library. The
library(editline) provides some advantages:
- BSD license doesn't affect the licensing of SWI-Prolog
- Also provides editong for secondary consoles (interactor/0)
- Can be programmed in Prolog
The main advantage of library(readline) is that GNU readline is a much
more powerful editor.
Install the development package for libreadline. This is available on
$ apt-get install libreadline-dev
After installing the development library, re-install the