[Rd] Update on "Shift-Return causes segfault (PR#3293)"

Peter Dalgaard BSA p.dalgaard at biostat.ku.dk
Fri Jun 27 22:42:03 MEST 2003

Graeme Ambler <Graeme.Ambler at bristol.ac.uk> writes:

> > What version of readline is linked to R 1.6.0 on that system?
> Probably version 4.1 --- I remember in the past always having to install the 
> readline41-4.1-xx package to get R to work.  Perhaps Martyn should go back to 
> linking against that in the short term until the bug in readline can be 
> squashed?  Or does R-1.7.x need some additional functionality provided by 
> readline-4.3?

Probably not, but it would be a pain to get RH8 users to install the
readline41 stuff (does it exist in RPM form on that platform)?

However, it should work to add the line


to your ~/.inputrc file. That should make the KDE shift-Return
sequence work like an ordinary Return.

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