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Re: [Bug-readline] Cursor movement with Meta prefix ignored while in inc

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] Cursor movement with Meta prefix ignored while in incsearch mode
Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 20:25:51 -0400
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On 5/16/11 12:58 AM, Davor Cubranic wrote:
> In my .inputrc, I have M-j and M-l bound to backward-char and forward-char, 
> respectively. With Bash 4.1.5 and libreadline-6.1-1 on Ubuntu 10.04.1 
> (Lucid), 
> when I'm incrementally searching through the history and press one of these 
> keys, the cursor moves according to the key, and I'm taken out of the search 
> mode.

Thanks for the report.  This will be fixed in the next version of readline.
It may appear as a patch for readline-6.2.


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