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Re: 'x' key not working in cygwin shell

On 07/07/2010 08:37, Csaba Raduly wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 6, 2010 at 9:59 PM, Christopher Faylor  wrote:
>> On Tue, Jul 06, 2010 at 07:41:03PM +0000, Peter Waltman wrote:
>>> This is a weird one.  I just updated cygwin on my windows 7 machine, and now my
>>> 'x' (lowercase 'x') key isn't working.
>>> The key works outside of cygwin, and when I type the uppercase 'X' it works, but
>>> just not the lowercase.  When I type a lowercase 'x', I get nothing.
>>> No idea where to start with that one.  Any suggestions?
>>> To quit the window, I had to use the 'ctrl-d' key combo to shut it down.
>> Sounds like your .inputrc file has CRLF line endings.
> That's some impressive psychic debugging. Care to you explain it?

  The impressive bit is that it's usually the 'e' key that fails when there
are CRLF line endings in .inputrc, but he still nailed it in one despite this
being a complaint about the letter 'x'!

  (As for the solution to the mystery, just see how many times it's come up in
the archives down the years....)


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