Subject: Re: ^W killed my line
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From: Greg A. Woods <>
List: current-users
Date: 02/29/2000 15:22:00
[ On Tuesday, February 29, 2000 at 15:57:22 (+0000), Julian Coleman wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: ^W killed my line
> > editline should be fixed to honour stty settings. I'll try to do
> > something with this in a few days.
> Thanks.

Ah, no, it should not be fixed, especially not for "emacs" mode....

> Thought - what to do about the basic incompatabilities between stty settings
> and readline shortcuts?  For example, if I set stty werase ^A and use sh -E,
> what will happen when I press ^A?  I suppose that the readline shortcuts
> should take precedence.

Exactly -- the application key bindings must take precedence.  Perhaps
it might make sense to allow stty settings to be the default in "vi"
mode, but it definitely does not make sense to do in "emacs" mode.

							Greg A. Woods

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