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Re: Capital/upper case B doesn't register in either cygwin bash prompt, rxvt bash prompt, or ssh client bash prompt

On Wed, 16 Nov 2005, Eric Blake wrote:

> According to Igor Pechtchanski on 11/15/2005 12:24 PM:
> > First thing to rule out is Windows-level problems -- I assume if you run
> > "cat" from bash, you can type in 'B', right?  Then let's work on bash:
> > Can you paste a 'B' into bash?  Does 'B' show up if you type 'Ctrl-V B'?
> Also check the output of "stty -a" to make sure that you haven't turned B
> into a terminal control character.

True, though that would've been taken care of by the "Windows-level
problems" above (wrong name, I know).

> > Does 'bind -p | grep "B"' show anything for 'B'?
> >
> > Check your .inputrc for any bindings for "B"; then .bashrc and
> > /etc/profile, for any "bind" commands.

Now, interestingly enough, a lone 'B' in .inputrc doesn't produce any key
binding that could be found in the "bind" output (with all the flags I
tried).  How would I figure out that 'B' is bound to "nothing", but bound
P.S. This is a non-Cygwin-specific readline question, and perhaps
off-topic for this list.
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