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Re: Base packages uploaded

On Fri 20 Mar 1998, Doug DeJulio wrote:

> On Fri, 20 Mar 1998, Guenter Geiger wrote:
> > Somehow the new bash seems to be broken (regarding backspace). 
> Don't be so sure.
> A week or two ago, I noticed that my backspace in bash wasn't working the way
> I expected -- it deleted the character to the right instead of to the left.

Did you try editing /etc/inputrc? Remove the
    "\C-?": delete-char

> I find this very annoying.  However, I'm guessing the bash authors consider it
> desirable behavior.  I don't think it's a bug, just a UI change that I don't
> like.

As far as I can see, most people hate this. The wordt part is that the
/etc/inputrc stuff is not documented, or if it is, not where you'd
expect to find it (I believe it's in the readline docs).

Paul Slootman
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