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Re: Why doesn't ~/inputrc work
Harry Putnam <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> I guess a way to test would be to use a different entry that relies on
> something besides the meta (alt) key... I've never used anything else
> since my inputrc files are not that complex.
> Can you show an example of an entry that uses some other combo? And
> explain how one would enter it into an .inputrc When I see those
> Sequences and ctrl char... I get very confused... and not sure how to
> create an inputrc entry using them.
I found some really simple examples in man readline.
Something like `Control-o: "some-string"'
Works as expected and inserts `some-string' into the cmdline when I
press ` Ctrl-o', so apparently it IS some problem with the meta
Any IDEAS as to what to do about it would be welcome.
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