I am running ruby 1.8.4 under Solaris10/Sparc using the archive from
Using irb, I try to load the very convenient “irb/completion” library
-bash-3.00$ ruby --version
ruby 1.8.4 (2005-12-24) [sparc-solaris2.10]
-bash-3.00$ irb --version
irb(main):001:0> require “irb/completion”
NameError: uninitialized constant Readline
irb_binding' from /usr/local/lib/ruby/1.8/irb/workspace.rb:52:inirb_binding’
Maybe IRB bug!!
-bash-3.00$ uname -a
SunOS xxxxxx 5.10 Generic sun4u sparc SUNW,xxxxxxxx
Actually, I had exactly the same problem on a Solaris 8/Sparc system
ruby 1.8.4 I compiled myself.
Did anyone face this issue and could help me with its reason and perhaps