Re: Getting psql to redisplay command after \e

From: Fabien COELHO <coelho(at)cri(dot)ensmp(dot)fr>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: PostgreSQL Developers <pgsql-hackers(at)lists(dot)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Getting psql to redisplay command after \e
Date: 2019-11-23 18:08:11
Message-ID: alpine.DEB.2.21.1911231904270.10704@lancre
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>> I think that rl_insert_text and friends can probably only be used from
>> readline callback functions. So in principle maybe you could make it
>> work by having an rl_startup_hook that injects text if there is any
>> to inject. There would remain the issues of (a) is it portable across
>> a wide range of readline and libedit versions, (b) will the prompting
>> behavior be nice, and (c) do we really want this to work fundamentally
>> differently when readline is turned off?
> I thought maybe you were going to work on this right away, but since
> you haven't, I went ahead and pushed what I had. There's certainly
> plenty of time to reconsider if you find a better answer.


I started to play with the startup hook, it kind of worked but not exactly
as I wished, and I do not have much time available this round.


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