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Re: Suggestion for terminal package maintainers

On Jun  3 11:57, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 01:05:58PM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
> >2009/6/3 Corinna Vinschen:
> >> Even not knowing the sequence returned by Alt-Backspace, AFAICS, the
> >> right thing to do is to send either ^[^? or \377, dependent on the
> >> setting of dev_state->metabit.
> >
> >I think that's the right thing to do. I'd pointed out the problem with
> >Alt+Backspace, but that got lost in the discussion about my suggestion
> >to have Ctrl+Backspace send ^_.
> It didn't get lost.  The message is the same.  I implemented the
> behavior of backspace to match the way backspace worked on two different
> linux consoles.  I've now checked a third linux console and
> Alt-Backspace doesn't do anything there either.

It does.  I just checked again and it returns ^[^?.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
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