[PATCH] Use VERASE as console backspace keycode

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Fri Dec 25 17:39:00 GMT 2009

On Fri, Dec 25, 2009 at 10:03:45AM +0000, Andy Koppe wrote:
>The attached patch implements the user request at
>http://cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2009-12/msg00837.html, allowing the
>backspace keycode to be changed from the default ^? to whatever they
>like using 'stty erase'.
>        * fhandler_console.cc (handler_console::read): Use the tty's
>        VERASE character as the backspace keycode.
>I hereby declare this patch trivial and public domain.

Thanks.  Committed.

Merry Christmas.


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