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Re: kill-line behaves differently in terminal and in X!?


From: Jesper Harder
Subject: Re: kill-line behaves differently in terminal and in X!?
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2003 20:12:36 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.1003 (Gnus v5.10.3) Emacs/21.3.50 (gnu/linux)

Pascal Bourguignon <address@hidden> writes:

> In the terminal, it does not delete the line, only the characters in
> the line.  You have to type C-u 1 C-k to kill the line.

Uhm, yes ... but isn't that how C-k is supposed to work?

> In X, kill-line works flawlessly, killing the line.

That sounds like a bug.  I can't reproduce it, though.

> I've checked that I've the same kill-whole-line value (namely: nil),

But if you prefer `kill-line' to delete the trailing newline as well
as the content of the line, you should set `kill-whole-line' to t.


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