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Re: Suggestion for terminal package maintainers

On Jun  3 12:58, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 03, 2009 at 06:08:03PM +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> >On Jun  3 11:57, Christopher Faylor wrote:
> >>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 ^[^?.
> I wasn't claiming that you were mistaken about seeing something.
> However, I did try to emulate what I saw on my linux systems which is
> why the code carefully did nothing in the case of Alt-Backspace.

Uh, I see.  I already feared that might be different between the
consoles of different Linux systems.  Programming terminal emulation is
a thankless job.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader          cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

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