[CentOS] Backspace key is sending Delete after update to 4.4 (tcsh issue?)

Alfred von Campe alfred at 110.net
Sun Sep 3 02:03:14 UTC 2006

On Sep 2, 2006, at 19:30, Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:

> I also noticed this change. I use bash, so this is not exclusive to
> tcsh.
> I had to add "stty erase ^?" on my .profile to solve this one.

tcsh actually handles it correctly (unless you remap ^? to something  
else).  But this is still an issue in vim (and possibly other  
applications as well).

> On the other hand, this MIGHT be the correct behaviour. When
> using the console on older version, we would already have ^?.
> When on xterm, we would get ^H. At least now the behaviour is
> consistent.

I don't know if it's correct behavior or not, but it's certainly  
changed behavior.  I'm trying to figure out what changed (and why).


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