Re: screen BS/DEL debian policy conformance
- To: firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: screen BS/DEL debian policy conformance
- From: Juan Cespedes <email@example.com>
- Date: Tue, 1 Sep 1998 17:59:24 +0200
- Message-id: <[🔎] 19980901175924.D8966@salmon.etsit.upm.es>
- In-reply-to: <19980831165339.A2168@www.general-it.sk>; from Peter Kundrat on Mon, Aug 31, 1998 at 04:53:39PM +0200
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On Mon, Aug 31, 1998 at 04:53:39PM +0200, Peter Kundrat wrote:
> Some time ago there was a discussion about correct handling of BS and DEL
> keys and apps that need to be fixed. screen is/was one of those, that changed
> the BS/DEL behaviour. screen windows generate ^H on BS. The version i checked
> was 3.7.4-6.
screen follows policy since version 3.7.4-3:
> tail -3 /etc/screenrc
# On Debian GNU/Linux, `<--' (Backspace key) should send char `\177':
bindkey -k kb stuff "\177"
> dpkg -s screen
> md5sum /etc/screenrc
The terminfo entry for 'screen' was also changed to make bs=\177.