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Re: busybox init: very limited line editing functions

On Fri Nov 12, 1999 at 01:02:11AM +0100, Eric Delaunay wrote:
> busybox does reset terminal settings via set_term() to some defaults that are
> not so reasonnable:  in effect, it disables erasing characters with backspace.
> Instead I get a \ displayed followed by the removed char.  For example, when I
> type 3 chars then 3 backspace I get something like that displayed: abc\cba
> I disabled set_term() in my local copy of busybox because boot-floppies fully
> support linux terminal quite well.  Btw, TERM=linux is passed by the kernel
> itself.
> Erik, could only call set_term() when the TERM env variable is not set?

Hmm.  It seems to work for me (with set_term() being called) on both x86 and 
the PPC boxes I have here at work...  Anybody else seeing this problem?  Eric
what arch are you using?  Are using using serial console?


Erik B. Andersen   Web:    http://www.xmission.com/~andersen/ 
                   email:  andersee@debian.org
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