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FW: Backspace/delete/erase problem Was: stty erase & ssh & vi


From: David Balazic
Subject: FW: Backspace/delete/erase problem Was: stty erase & ssh & vi
Date: Wed, 23 Jun 2004 10:08:47 +0200

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> From:         David Balazic
> Sent:         18. junij 2004 14:16
> To:   'address@hidden'; 'address@hidden'
> Subject:      Backspace/delete/erase problem Was: stty erase & ssh & vi
> 
> Hi!
> 
> The patch to fix this age old problem is to change a line in term.c :
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> - { "kb", T_STR  },
> + { "kb", T_STR  }, KMAPDEF("\010")
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> If you can't build anew version, a workaround it to add this into screenrc
> :
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> bindkey -d -k kb stuff \010
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> For some discussion about this problem, see
> https://bugzilla.redhat.com/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=11294
> 
> ( and also other bugs there for the screen component ).
> 
> History :
> 
> This patch is actually a reverse of a patch in 3.7.5 ( or maybe 3.7.6 ).
> It appears some broken programs worked only with it, but that broke
> "good" programs. Today hopefully most programs are "good" and
> the fix is acceptable. Note about emacs, it is known that emacs
> MIGHT have problems on terminals ( physical, emulated, whatever )
> that send c-H for backspace. This is mentioned in the emacs FAQ
> and also a solution is presented there.
> 
> Regards,
> David BalaĹžic
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