Subject: Re: ^W killed my line
To: NetBSD current-users mailing list <>
From: Julian Coleman <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/28/2000 13:14:05
Greywolf wrote:
> emacs bindings dictate that ^W is bound to kill-region.
> I typically bind ^W to kill-previous-word and ^X^K to kill-region.
> You might want to edit your .inputrc to reflect this (or does -ledit
> not use .inputrc, e.g. I am thinking of something else?).

I don't have a .inputrc.  Presumably, that's for something else.  Anyway,
isn't werase the stty equivalent of emacs' kill-previous-word?  Thus,
shouldn't sh/libedit behave in the same fashion if I have either :

  stty werase ^W

or :

  stty werase ^F



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