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Re: stty settings override ~/.inputrc?

From: Paul Jarc
Subject: Re: stty settings override ~/.inputrc?
Date: Tue, 09 Aug 2005 12:09:30 -0400
User-agent: Gnus/5.110003 (No Gnus v0.3) Emacs/21.4 (gnu/linux)

Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
> Readline, beginning with version 5.0, reads the stty special character
> settings and binds them to their readline equivalents each time
> readline() is called.  It reads ~/.inputrc once per `program'.

Suggestion: when reading .inputrc, update the stty settings to match
as closely as possible, so that re-reading the same stty settings for
the next command won't change anything.  That way, .inputrc wins
(persistently) over the original stty settings, but later changes to
stty settings still win over .inputrc.


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