Subject: Re: bin/3011: ftp could be smarter with host:/path and URL's
To: None <current-users@NetBSD.ORG>
From: Mike Long <>
List: current-users
Date: 12/09/1996 15:35:08
>Date: Mon, 09 Dec 1996 14:45:14 -0500
>From: Chris G Demetriou <>
>> IMHO I'd say any program which implements a command-line interpreter
>> should have the option of using something like libedit to enhance its
>> user-interface.  This goes for full shells, and things like ftp(1).

>Why does libedit exist if not to make it easier to add command-line
>editing to programs which have command-line interpreters?

How much of an impact would adding libedit support have on ports
without shared libraries (I assume it's minimal with shlibs)?