Subject: Re: CVS commit: xsrc/xfree/xc/programs/Xserver/hw/netbsd/mac68k
To: Frederick Bruckman <>
From: Perry E. Metzger <>
List: source-changes
Date: 02/02/2004 22:27:27
Frederick Bruckman <> writes:
> I've started an Xserver via "xdm" on 1.6ZI/i386, the erase character
> of "/dev/ttyE4" remains ^?, yet the key labeled "Backspace" on my
> keyboard sends a "Backspace" symbol to "xev". (Interestingly enough,
> the "xterm" with "XTerm*DeleteIsDEL: true" always sends a ^? for that
> key, regardless of the fact that the erase character in the xterm is
> set to ^H).

Myself, I actively *prefer* that key to send delete, and get upset
about things that make it hard for me to make it send delete, like the
KDE keybindings...