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Re: How to separate backspace and control-J functions?
- From: "airplays55 at yahoo dot com" <airplays55 at yahoo dot com>
- To: Eric Blake <ebb9 at byu dot net>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Mon, 16 May 2005 07:41:21 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: How to separate backspace and control-J functions?
--- Eric Blake <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Backspace IS control-H, and you must live with it
> (or else submit a patch that creates a new terminal
> type, perhaps called
> cygwin-bs, with different key-mappings and new
> termcap/terminfo database
> entries, and a way for the user to select which of
> the two cygwin terminal
> types they want). But if you are using rxvt or
> xterm, see this recent
> post for the trick to turn backspace into ^? instead
> of ^H, and for a web
> page with more details about changing your keyboard
That was indeed my mistake, I indeed meant ^H when I
Anyways, isn't there a terminal type for use with
cygwin that will differentiate between BACKSPACE and
I'm surprised that cygwin does not, because every
linux/unix system I've used easily distinguished
between the two.
I didn't see a solution to this specific issue when I
followed the link to that post.
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