This is the mail archive of the cygwin mailing list for the Cygwin project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: How to separate backspace and control-J functions?

On May 16 07:56, Brian Dessent wrote:
> "" wrote:
> > Anyways, isn't there a terminal type for use with
> > cygwin that will differentiate between BACKSPACE and
> > ^H?
> > 
> > I'm surprised that cygwin does not, because every
> > linux/unix system I've used easily distinguished
> > between the two.
> As Eric said, if you're using a CMD.EXE window, then no.  If you're
> using rxvt or xterm, then yes, certainly.  I don't really see how you
> can complain about a CMD.EXE window not being able to differentiate
> backspace because CMD.EXE sucks so hard in so many other ways that I
> can't understand why anyone that cares about a quality terminal would
> consider using it.

Bravo!  Standing ovation!  *clap, clap, clap*
(encountering the surrounding silence, looking nerveously into the camera,
 waves and dives back into the seat, embarrased)


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Project Co-Leader
Red Hat, Inc.

Unsubscribe info:
Problem reports:

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]