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Re: inputrc do-lowercase-version self-referential footgun

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: inputrc do-lowercase-version self-referential footgun
Date: Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:44:41 -0800
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On 11/29/16 3:52 PM, Branden Robinson wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.3
> Patch Level: 46
> Release Status: release
> Description:
> * There's a footgun in inputrc processing.
>         # Footgun!
>         # Control-y: do-lowercase-version # WEDGES GOOD!

Sure.  If you want to shoot yourself in the foot, readline won't stop you.

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

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