crapware: November 2008 Archives

People Pay for Oracle?

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I was utterly amazed when I had the pleasure of interacting with an Oracle database at work and realized that even the latest and greatest Oracle 10 command-line shell has no readline support.  Are we still in the days of vacuum tubes? Seriously people! Thankfully there is a spiffy utility called rlwrap which saves the day. It acts as a buffer between another interactive program and provides proper command completion and history. 

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