[CentOS] clicking backspace in centos3 makes ^?

Robin Mordasiewicz robin at bullseye.tv
Wed Nov 30 16:53:19 UTC 2005

On Wed, 30 Nov 2005, Jim Perrin wrote:

> On 11/30/05, Robin Mordasiewicz <robin at bullseye.tv> wrote:
>> While in centos3, using vim and clicking the backspace I see the ^?
>> character instead of it actually deleteing the previous character.
>> In centos4 this was not a problem.
>> I have rad about remapping keys and such, but can someone tell me what
>> the difference between centos4 and centos3 is so I can make the change
>> to make it work on centos3.
> This isn't a problem with centos3, but rather with your terminal
> emulator. How are you accessing the system?

I connect with Putty, and then I execute "screen -D -R"
from my screen session I ssh to my boxes.

from the box I run vim on...

[root at smtcorav02 SPECS]# echo $TERM

Should I be adding a termcap for screen or something ?

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