[Fedora-haskell-list] [Bug 478466] New: ghci does not handle backspace correctly

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Summary: ghci does not handle backspace correctly


           Summary: ghci does not handle backspace correctly
           Product: Fedora
           Version: rawhide
          Platform: i386
        OS/Version: Linux
            Status: NEW
          Severity: medium
          Priority: low
         Component: ghc
        AssignedTo: bos at serpentine.com
        ReportedBy: greenrd at greenrd.org
         QAContact: extras-qa at fedoraproject.org
                CC: petersen at redhat.com, bos at serpentine.com,
                    loupgaroublond at gmail.com,
                    fedora-haskell-list at redhat.com
    Classification: Fedora

Description of problem:
ghci does not handle the backspace key correctly.

Presumably this is because ghc is not (according to ldd) linked with either
readline or editline.

Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):

How reproducible:

Steps to Reproduce:
1. ghci
2. Type something
3. Press backspace

Actual results:
^? appears

Expected results:
character deleted

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