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Re: Backspace/Delete Issues?

From: Michael Schroeder
Subject: Re: Backspace/Delete Issues?
Date: Sat, 13 May 2006 01:03:47 +0200
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On Fri, May 12, 2006 at 03:02:54PM +0200, Alain Bench wrote:
>  On Thursday, May 11, 2006 at 11:44:24 -0400, Aaron Davies wrote:
> > On 5/11/06, Alain Bench <address@hidden> wrote:
> >>| $ infocmp -1 | grep kbs
> >>|   kbs=^H,
> > Nope, I get \177
>     Good. It's the good kbs value, describing PuTTY's default config
> Terminal -> Keyboard -> Backspace: Control-? (127). So all directly
> running apps are correctly informed about what the key sends, and they
> do work. Screen itself also could need this information.

Actually I don't know a single application that looks at kbs. The
right way is to check the ERASE stty setting.

You should check for some bogus 'bindkey -k kb ...' line in the
system screenrc file and the .screenrc in your home directory.


Michael Schroeder           address@hidden

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