[lug] up arrow with sftp

Orion Poplawski orion at cora.nwra.com
Thu May 1 13:48:53 MDT 2014

On 05/01/2014 01:37 PM, Jeffrey S. Haemer wrote:
> Works on my Ubuntu 14.04. Kubuntu probably uses the same package, so I'd
> suspect configuration.
> a38c6e122324ea3e4724be65ba242a00  /usr/bin/sftp
> FWIW, I thought the up-arrow stuff was just using a readline built into sftp,
> but it doesn't look like sftp is reading my ~/.inputrc. :-(

At least on Fedora it uses libedit instead of readline:

$ ldd /usr/bin/sftp
         libedit.so.0 => /lib64/libedit.so.0 (0x00007f1252963000)

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