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Re: [Bug-readline] Control-O keybinding does not work [with patch]

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] Control-O keybinding does not work [with patch]
Date: Thu, 18 Jan 2018 07:59:53 -0500
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On 1/17/18 12:16 PM, Rhialto wrote:
> On Wed 17 Jan 2018 at 18:02:42 +0100, Rhialto wrote:
>> I don't understand what you're getting at. Any user of readline can make
>> a mapping of ^O to do something. Bash is just where I discovered that it
>> doesn't work. As it is, ^O is interpreted by the operating system, and
>> readline will never see it.
> Oh, adding to that: I just tried it on a linux box. There the ^O works
> despite still being enabled as the discard character (I checked with
> stty -a </dev/pts/0 where pts/0 was a terminal with bash sitting in a
> prompt). I suppose Linux handles the discard character different than
> NetBSD in this scenario.

Linux doesn't support VDISCARD and doesn't recognize it unless IEXTEN is
set in lflags, which readline doesn't do.

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

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