Subject: Re: bin/5804: ftp has annoying word kill habits
To: der Mouse <mouse@Rodents.Montreal.QC.CA>
From: Andrew Brown <>
List: netbsd-bugs
Date: 07/20/1998 12:17:35
>> >Synopsis:       ftp does the "wrong" thing with word kill
>It's worse than that - it does the wrong thing with EOF, too.  Try
>setting your eofc to something other than ^D - you'll find that ^D is
>EOF on the FTP command line and your eofc is ignored.

it's not broken.  it's using libedit.  recall from using emacs that ^D
is the forward-delete-or-eof character, and that ^W "wipes" a line.
tcsh behaves the same way.  is tcsh broken?

try "-e"?

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