kidd has build libedit for VL 6.0.
Package Size: 111K
Installed Size: 370K
libedit: libedit (port of the NetBSD Editline library libedit)
libedit: command line editor library provides generic line editing, history,
libedit: and tokenization functions, similar to those found in GNU Readline.
libedit: License: BSD license
libedit: Authors: Jess Thrysoee < jess (at)thrysoee.dk >
libedit: Website: http://thrysoee.dk/editline/
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