Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> I think I have sorted through the confusion.
> Looks like the only thing cygwin might be used for is a client. Here's what
> the manual that comes with the 4.0.9gamma source says:
> There are two versions of the MySQL command-line tool: Binary  Description
>       mysql  Compiled on native Windows, which offers
>                  very limited text editing capabilities.
>       mysqlc  Compiled with the Cygnus GNU compiler
>                   and libraries, which offers readline editing.
> If you want to use mysqlc.exe, you must copy `C:\mysql\lib\cygwinb19.dll' to
> your Windows system directory (`\windows\system' or similar place).

I am using SRA's Win32 port here on XP, and it doesn't use readline. 

It does have arrow handling for psql, but does not do Control-A/E
handling, nor keep the history between psql invocations.  I assume this
is what the limited command-line handling they are talking about.

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