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Re: Cannot echo capital M



On Mon, Jul 10, 2000 at 06:02:51PM +0100, David Wright wrote:
> Quoting M.K.Pai (pai@vsnl.com):
> 
> > I am facing a rather strange problem.
> > 
> > I am unable to echo the character "M" on my bash prompt.
> > 
> > I am able to get M by 
> > perl -e 'print chr(77);'
> > 
> > I am even able to put it in an email. Note the "M" right here.
> > But at the bash prompt, I just don't get any M.
> > 
> > Most important, other users on this system, like root and all
> > others, are having no problems at all
> 
> The last person who had this sort of problem couldn't type E.
> The reason was that the file ~/.inputrc contained
> 
> "\e[E":beginning-of-line
> "\e[H":beginning-of-line
> "\eOH":beginning-of-line
> "\eOF":end-of-line
> "\EOF":end-of-line <------------------ the offending line
> "\e[F":end-of-line
> "\e[e":end-of-line

i have a similar problem with the E -- it shows up eventually
after some time-out, or once i press another key.

and here's my ~/.inputrc (altho i use tcsh, not bash):

	set show-all-if-ambiguous on
	"\e[15~":reverse-search-history
	"\e[17~":forward-search-history

what's the parallel config file for tcsh?



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