[metapost] mpost interactive prompt

luigi scarso luigi.scarso at gmail.com
Fri Nov 25 09:35:26 CET 2016

On Fri, Nov 25, 2016 at 9:15 AM, Nicola <nvitacolonna at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 23/11/2016 15:00, Nicola wrote:
>> Hello,
>> for some time I have been wondering whether it would be
>> possible to improve mpost's command line interface by adding
>> readline functionality.
> I've got a reply off list suggesting to use mplib. That sounds
> good, but I have some problems getting mplib source code, because
> I cannot find the header files in TeX Live or ConTeXt Beta.
> The only place where I have found mplib.h is in
> trunk/branches/pweb/src/texk/web2c/mpdir
> from
> svn checkout https://foundry.supelec.fr/svn/metapost trunk
> However, compiling a program results in 'mpd.h' not found. This
> may depend on the fact that the checkout eventually times out,
> leaving me with a partial download (I've tried a couple of times).
> Is there a smaller download?

The current trunk builds
and youu can find all the files into  build/texk/web2c
mplib.h is "tangled" in mp.w, see  around line 90.


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