On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 11:20 PM, Phil Berry <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:AFAIK on Linux arrow keys are not managed by the terminal/shell and
> Does someone know what I need to do to set the arrow keys (and in fact the
> other keys) on Linux? When I load abcl.jar into an xterm window the arrow
> keys don't respond correctly:
must be managed by the application (e.g. for C apps using the GNU
readline library, as CLISP does).
If you don't mind using Emacs instead of the raw terminal, you can get
command history in Slime's REPL
or in emacs shell mode (M-x shell).