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[Bug-bash] Re: Line-Edit mode is lost if "set -o vi" is in any files sou


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: [Bug-bash] Re: Line-Edit mode is lost if "set -o vi" is in any files sourced on login.
Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2000 10:11:29 -0400

> uname output: Linux doiscio1 2.2.5-15 #1 Thu Sep 14 09:39:46 EDT 2000 i686 
> unknown
> 
> Bash Version: 1.14
> Patch Level: 7
> 
> ### Now deal with a bug found at least in Linux's "bash" and "sh", version 
> 1.14.7(1).
> ### The problem is that line-edit mode is completely lost if the command "set 
> -o vi" is given before "PS1" has been displayed at least once,
> ### i.e. "set -o vi" cannot be given in any of the files sourced on login.

Read the Bash FAQ, question F6.

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``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/


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