emacs -nw keypad, tpu-edt.el, and C-h

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Sat May 30 18:08:00 GMT 2009

On Fri, May 29, 2009 at 10:59:21PM +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>Now of course if emacs can translate low-level console I/O as it sees
>fit, then the Cygwin DLL could also be able to translate Backspace into
>^?  characters rather than ^H, in CYGWIN=tty mode anyway.  So I had a
>look at fhandler_console.cc.  It already uses ReadConsoleInput(), so
>mapping from VK_BACK to ^?  might be fairly straightforward actually.

And a patch would have been appreciated...

However, I have made the change to Cygwin to translate backspace to ^?.
It will be in the next snapshot.


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