On 06.07.2017 18:06, Christos Zoulas wrote: > On Jul 6, 9:34pm, uanand009%gmail.com@localhost (Utkarsh Anand) wrote: > -- Subject: Re: adding stuff to the base installation to make user experience > > | Has vi ever worked for anyone (in NetBSD)? At least, for me, the backspace > | and delete keys never work (this happens only with NetBSD). Would you > | consider replacing it with nano? > > Works just fine :-) I am typing on it right now. What does 'stty -a' > say on your terminal? > > christos > There is 'x' in vi(1) to delete a character. I have problems with backspace/delete in various types of $EDITOR. In the beginning I was fixing it with tuning options (wscons, X11 term, customizing editor properties etc), but I finally I learnt to ignore it. There was a different purpose of backspace and delete in the past, and streamlining it will certainly upset someone... like delete was prepared to enter a debugger and backspace to move cursor one position behind. (I read mails on NetBSD mailing lists that the win95 behavior is brainwash..).
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