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

Rodrigo Barbosa rodrigob at darkover.org
Sun Sep 3 02:38:22 UTC 2006

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On Sat, Sep 02, 2006 at 10:28:36PM -0400, Alfred von Campe wrote:
> On Sep 2, 2006, at 22:11, Rodrigo Barbosa wrote:
> >If you use stty, vim and everything else will work fine.
> Yes, but that's "cheating".  I would have to conditionalize it in  
> my .tcshrc file so it only does it on CentOS 4.4 systems.

Pretty standard stuff, really :)

> >Then again, I'm used by now on getting different behaviour on this one
> >for every linux distro I have to use (not to mention Solaris, AIX  
> >etc),
> >so I really don't worry about it.
> That's a good point.  Maybe doing a "stty erase ^?" is not so bad  
> after all and will work on most (all?) UNIX like systems.

Errr, no. You will have to use "stty erase ^H" on many others too.
I usually have a big if/else condition on my .profile to do it
automatically for me.

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Rodrigo Barbosa
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