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Re: misc/52344: editline ^W mis-behaviour?

The following reply was made to PR misc/52344; it has been noted by GNATS.

From: (Christos Zoulas)
Subject: Re: misc/52344: editline ^W mis-behaviour?
Date: Mon, 26 Jun 2017 16:29:09 -0400

 On Jun 26,  7:45pm, (bch) wrote:
 -- Subject: misc/52344: editline ^W mis-behaviour?
 | Architecture: x86_64
 | Machine: amd64
 | >Description:
 | 	^W (control-w) appears to be working like ^U, deleting entire line
 | instead of expected single previous word
 | >How-To-Repeat:
 | 	type some stuff in NetBSD /bin/sh, with spaces to create word tokens.
 | Be at EOL, type ^W, witness entire line disappear instead of single
 | previous word disappearing.
 This is because you are using emacs bindings and C-w in emacs bindings
 is 'kill-region' (which you can see by "M-xbind\n"). You can rebind
 this as you want... On vi, C-w works as expected because it is bound
 to "ed-delete-prev-word". You can do the same in emacs by typing:
 "M-Xbind ^W ed-delete-prev-word\n". Unfortunately due to a bug I just
 fixed, you cant put that command in $HOME/.editrc and have it work...
 But if you cvs update and install, you can :-)

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