May 26, 2018

JNI wrapper around GNU Readline / libedit / libgetline

Java-Readline is a port of GNU Readline for Java. Or, to be more precise, it is a JNI-wrapper to Readline. It is distributed under the LGPL.

You must call Readline.loadReadlineLibrary lib; before using any other methods. If you omit the call to the load-method, the pure Java fallback solution is used. Possible values for lib are

ReadlineLibrary.PureJava ReadlineLibrary.GnuReadline ReadlineLibrary.Editline ReadlineLibrary.Getline

Note that all programs using GnuReadline will fall under the GPL, since Gnu-Readline is GPL software!

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