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Re: [Bug-readline] 'blink-matching-paren' not working in vi-mode

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] 'blink-matching-paren' not working in vi-mode
Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 20:04:57 -0500
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On 2/19/12 3:38 PM, DerFlob wrote:
> Hello,
> today I was playing around with the options in bash/readline and found,
> that the 'blink-matching-paren' option seems only to work when
> 'editing-mode' is set to 'emacs', but not when it is set to 'vi'.
> This seems like a bug to me :)
> I'm using Bash 4.2 and Readline 6.2 on Arch Linux. Don't know about the
> behaviour in other versions, since it's the first time I tried it.

Thanks for the report.  This was an omission; it really does only work
in emacs mode.  It will be fixed in the next release.


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