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Re: readline misbehaving
- To: Sean Kelly <Sean dot Kelly at jpl dot nasa dot gov>, cygwin at sourceware dot cygnus dot com
- Subject: Re: readline misbehaving
- From: Earnie Boyd <earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com>
- Date: Fri, 28 Jan 2000 16:09:01 -0800 (PST)
- Reply-To: earnie_boyd at yahoo dot com
--- Sean Kelly <email@example.com> wrote:
> The readline in cygwin bash is a fickle beast.
> All I want is to turn off horizontal-scroll-mode. And maybe
> the annoying bell, too.
> After stumbling on the fact that your .inputrc needs to use
> Unix line-ending conventions, I was finally able to get the
> damn file read. I can verify that it gets read in by setting
> the editing-mode. But the settings of
> horizontal-scroll-mode to off and bell-style to none are
> totally ignored.
> I know I'm not the only one who's encountered this problem
> by searching the cygwin mailing list archives.
> Unfortunately, there were no replies to my colleague's
> message lamenting his similar frustration.
> Has anyone figured out what needs to be done to get *all* of
> the settings in the .inputrc file to take effect? Why are
> some settings honored and others totally ignored?
I posted a patch to readline-2.0 a couple of months ago. Find it in the
archives, get the bash-2.03 or greater source, apply the patches to the
lib/readline directory and rebuild bash.
Will this solve your problem? I dunno, but you'll be closer.
Earnie Boyd <mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org>
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