linenoise VS haskeline

Compare linenoise vs haskeline and see what are their differences.


A lightweight readline-replacement library for Haskell (by ejconlon)


A Haskell library for line input in command-line programs. (by judah)
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linenoise haskeline
0 4
4 204
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0.0 3.1
4 months ago 19 days ago
C Haskell
BSD 2-clause "Simplified" License BSD 3-clause "New" or "Revised" License
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Posts with mentions or reviews of linenoise. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects.

We haven't tracked posts mentioning linenoise yet.
Tracking mentions began in Dec 2020.


Posts with mentions or reviews of haskeline. We have used some of these posts to build our list of alternatives and similar projects. The last one was on 2022-08-19.

What are some alternatives?

When comparing linenoise and haskeline you can also consider the following projects:

hscurses - ncurses binding for Haskell

ansi-terminal - ANSI terminal support for Haskell, with Windows compatibility

vty - A high-level ncurses alternative written in Haskell

repline - Haskeline wrapper for GHCi-like REPL interfaces

termbox-banana - termbox + reactive-banana

vty-ui - A terminal user interface programming library similar to graphical interfaces such as GTK and QT. (DEPRECATED, see

climb - Building blocks for a GHCi-like REPL with colon-commands

wizards - High level, generic library for interrogative user interfaces in Haskell

lambdacat - λcat → Browser