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liner

A Rust library offering readline-like functionality.

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Featues

  • Autosuggestions
  • Emacs and Vi keybindings
  • Multi-line editing
  • History
  • (Incomplete) basic and filename completions
  • Reverse search
  • Remappable keybindings

Basic Usage

In Cargo.toml:

[dependencies]
liner = "0.4.4"
...

In src/main.rs:

extern crate liner;

use liner::Context;

fn main() {
    let mut con = Context::new();

    loop {
        let res = con.read_line("[prompt]$ ", &mut |_| {}).unwrap();

        if res.is_empty() {
            break;
        }

        con.history.push(res.into());
    }
}

See src/main.rs for a more sophisticated example.

License

MIT licensed. See the LICENSE file.

Dependencies

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