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RE: keyboard paste from clipboard into bash
- To: Kevin Schnitzius <kevin dot schnitzius at citrix dot com>, "'cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com'" <cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com>
- Subject: RE: keyboard paste from clipboard into bash
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Tue, 25 Jan 2000 05:28:57 -0800 (PST)
- Reply-To: earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com
I don't know if he cured the keyboard paste you want, but you might want to
check out Paul Sokolovsky's Readline-2.0 native Mingw port at
--- Kevin Schnitzius <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> The windows code is cake. Bash/readline code is heinous.
> Anyone craw through that code before who could save me some time figuring it
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Chris Faylor [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Monday, January 24, 2000 19:41
> To: Kevin Schnitzius
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: keyboard paste from clipboard into bash
> On Mon, Jan 24, 2000 at 06:10:59PM -0500, Kevin Schnitzius wrote:
> >Is there a way to do this?
> >When I have my hands on the keyboard, I don't want to reach for the mouse
> >do a paste and Alt-space, e, p is awkward.
> >Would it be possible to extend bash to pick up a single char paste?
> Yes. Certainly. It will require a knowledge of Windows and bash, of
> course. If you come up with a patch, you should definitely submit this
> to the bash maintainer.
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