readline in XSB

The lack of readline support in XSB used to drive me mad. This deficit has been noted by others.

There is in fact a simple solution. Perhaps this is obvious, but I only just discovered it, and I couldn’t find it on a google for xsb readline so I’ve included it here:

* Install rlwrap
* Add something like the following to your .profile: alias xsb="rlwrap -C $HOME/XSB/bin/xsb"

Suddenly interactive programming with XSB becomes ten times easier..

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