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Re: Cygwin 1.7.5-1: backspace does not work correctly...
- From: Nuzhna Pomoshch <nuzhna_pomoshch at yahoo dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2010 02:20:53 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: Cygwin 1.7.5-1: backspace does not work correctly...
On Tue, 20 Apr 2010 10:03:19 +0200, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> Did you work in xterm or the Linux console lately?
> Try pressing Ctrl-V Backspace in both of them.
> You'll see ^?, not ^H.
I see ^H (because I have set it up so that when I press
the backspace key, I actually get a backspace, and not
a !@#$%^&* ASCII delete). This takes patching and
recompiling several packages, but hey, that is why I
On Tue, 20 Apr 2010 00:12:29 +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
> From the cygwin-1.7.5 release announcement:
> - Support DEC Backarrow Key Mode escape sequences
> (ESC [ ? 67 h, ESC [ ? 67 l) in Windows console.
> (The first one switches to ^H. You'll need to set stty
> erase accordingly.)
Can you please enlighten the uninformed (me) how to set
this up in Cygwin? Getting ^? whenever I press backspace
makes it quite unusable (to me) at present.
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