Backspace

Andrew DeFaria Andrew@DeFaria.com
Thu Jun 21 15:58:00 GMT 2012


On 06/21/2012 02:07 AM, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> I'm not quite sure what you're trying to accomplish by enforcing ^H.
> The Cygwin console as well as mintty, the Linux console or any X terminal
> emulation I'm aware of default to ^? to be generated by the backspace
> key, and stty erase is by default set to ^? as well, usually.  Why don't
> you just use the default?

Because some time in the past I had problem with backspace not working 
and setting erase to ^h fixed it. I've had this setting for years - 
perhaps decades...
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Andrew DeFaria <http://defaria.com>
Opticalrectitus - a condition in which the optic nerve is connected to 
the anus. The major symptom is that all observations are routed through 
the wrong orifice.


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