2.4.10 Utility Functions
- Function: int rl_extend_line_buffer (int len)
- Ensure that
rl_line_buffer has enough space to hold len
characters, possibly reallocating it if necessary.
- Function: int rl_initialize (void)
- Initialize or re-initialize Readline's internal state.
It's not strictly necessary to call this;
readline() calls it before
reading any input.
- Function: int rl_ding (void)
- Ring the terminal bell, obeying the setting of
- Function: int rl_alphabetic (int c)
- Return 1 if c is an alphabetic character.
- Function: void rl_display_match_list (char **matches, int len, int max)
- A convenience function for displaying a list of strings in
columnar format on Readline's output stream.
matches is the list
of strings, in argv format, such as a list of completion matches.
len is the number of strings in
is the length of the longest string in
matches. This function uses
the setting of
print-completions-horizontally to select how the
matches are displayed (see section 1.3.1 Readline Init File Syntax).
The following are implemented as macros, defined in
Applications should refrain from using them.
- Function: int _rl_uppercase_p (int c)
- Return 1 if c is an uppercase alphabetic character.
- Function: int _rl_lowercase_p (int c)
- Return 1 if c is a lowercase alphabetic character.
- Function: int _rl_digit_p (int c)
- Return 1 if c is a numeric character.
- Function: int _rl_to_upper (int c)
- If c is a lowercase alphabetic character, return the corresponding
- Function: int _rl_to_lower (int c)
- If c is an uppercase alphabetic character, return the corresponding
- Function: int _rl_digit_value (int c)
- If c is a number, return the value it represents.
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