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Re: Help with tcsh-6.18.01 and the meta key?

In article <>,
Johnny Billquist  <> wrote:
>On 2012-05-24 07:31, Lars-Johan Liman wrote:
>>> On Thu, May 17, 2012 at 11:24 AM, Lars-Johan 
>>> Liman<>  wrote:
>>>> to make M-b and M-f do backward-word and forward-word,
>>>> etc. Regardless of my settings they (and other M-commands) are inserted
>>>> as (proper) 8-bit characters.
>>> Does the following in .Xdefaults solve the problem?
>>> Run "xrdb -merge<  ~/.Xdefaults" for testing.
>>> XTerm*VT100.translations: #override\
>>>     Meta ~Ctrl ~Shift<Key>  a: string("\033a")\n\
>> ... [long scary list] ... ;-)
>> Well, thanks. It might get the functionality back under very particular
>> circumstances, but it doesn't explain why it works with 6.17 but not
>> with 6.18 compiled with the same flags on the same host, and used in the
>> same xterm.
>> I expect it will also not allow me to type the corresponding 8-bit
>> characters "unharmed" in other programs. In addition, it will also be
>> hard to map it "in or out" depending on which particular host _that_
>> particular xterm happens to be talking to, and every host has its own
>> version of tcsh ... it seems. ;-)
>Something that just occured to me - could you have gotten it to somehow 
>insist that you have utf-8 or something similarly annoying locale thing?

I don't know what's wrong. It seems to work just fine for me on macosx, sshing
to NetBSD. I'll try native tomorrow.


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