Subject: Re: bin/8277: rlogin + vi + cursorkeys problem
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Erich T. Enke <Erich.T.Enke@wheaton.edu>
Date: 08/26/1999 11:08:45
>I noticed a strange behaviour of cursorkeys when logged in via rlogin,
>it does not happen when I'm using telnet or secure shell:
>cursorkeys don't work probably in vi: Some keypresses work normaly
>but others seems to insert other keys into the input stream.
>I don't know, maybe the ESC character gets eaten?
I'm not sure this is a bug. What's your escapetime variable set to in
vi? If it's too low, the arrow key (^[OA - ^[OD) will separate into ESC
(^[) + O (new line and insert) + character you see.