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Re: How to inactivate CTRL-S hold in a Mintty bash session or ssh connection

On 08/02/2010 02:05 PM, JOHNER Jean 066030 wrote:
> On 08/02/2010 13:25, Eric Blake wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> Typing CTRL-S in a Mintty bash session has the effect of holding it
>>> until CTRL-Q is typed.
>>> It happens that CRTL-S is also the Windows standard for saving a file
>>> (NotePad, WordPad, Office ...) so that it is mapped to :w in my
> .vimrc.
>>> Is there a way to inactivate this CTRL-S hold in Mintty.
>> Yes - use stty.  For example, my ~/.bash_profile contains:
>> if tty --quiet ; then
>>   stty start undef
>> fi
> Thank you Eric for this quick answer.
> Are you sure of your syntax. I added the above 3 lines to my
> ~/.bash_profile.
> CTRL-S still results in inactivation of input in a Mintty bash session
> with the bonus that CTRL-Q no longer cures the situation.

I probably swapped 'start' and 'stop' then (my stty line actually remaps
both keys - I find them useful, just not at their default location).
'man stty' for proper details.

Eric Blake    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library

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