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Re: AW: bash history not avail from arrow keys
- To: "erskine, michael" <michael.erskine@SERuk.com>, "'firstname.lastname@example.org'" <email@example.com>
- Subject: Re: AW: bash history not avail from arrow keys
- From: Earnie Boyd <firstname.lastname@example.org>
- Date: Thu, 22 Jul 1999 06:48:27 -0400 (EDT)
- Reply-To: email@example.com
Michael, are you sure that Tim's answer works? The reason the .bash-history
file isn't working is due to a bug in the readline library when dealing with
\r\n line endings. Patches have been posted to the list.
--- "erskine, michael" <michael.erskine@SERuk.com> wrote:
> Hi Tim,
> Many thanks; that has shown me the way...
> C-P & C-N do work (I didn't know about these gems!) and the arrow keys
> on the numeric keypad work also (with num-lock off - I hadn't tried
> them!). The PC-keyboard arrow keys still don't do anything but that's
> not so bad because I am now equipped with C-p & C-n or the numeric
> You have all been most helpful - bless you.
> Tim wrote...
> A couple of things to check:
> 1. Do Control-P and Control-N work to retrieve Previous and Next
> history commands?
> 2. Do your other arrow keys (left and right) work when editing the
> command line? (I seem to remember that on my old notebook, the arrow
> keys only worked when Num-Lock was turned off.)
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