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Re: [Bug-readline] readline delay in positioning cursor when editing lin

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] readline delay in positioning cursor when editing line
Date: Fri, 24 Jan 2014 15:19:08 -0500
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On 1/24/14 1:40 PM, Gilles Duvert wrote:
> On 01/22/2014 03:43 PM,  Chet Ramey wrote:
>> I can't reproduce this, but I suspect the problem is that the key
>> sequences are all keypad-based and share a common prefix. In this case,
>> readline waits until it reads a disambiguating character, using the
>> setting of the input timeout as a delay period. I suspect that the input
>> timeout is set too high in your readline build.
> Hi, Thanks for the answer.
> However my build is just ./configure ; make ; make install.
> So the input timeout is the default input timeout.

Well, let's see.  Do you experience the same thing in all applications
linked against readline?  For instance, do you have the same delay moving
through the history or within a line when using bash?  How about gdb?

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