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Re: bash loop using mintty
- From: Andy Koppe <andy dot koppe at gmail dot com>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2010 21:15:12 +0100
- Subject: Re: bash loop using mintty
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ERIC HO wrote:
> I reported a couple of times of the bash loop problem before. But it seems the problem could bot be duplicated
> by others.
> I use "mintty -" to start up a terminal session.
> Today, I found out the problem. The loop is caused by set -o vi in my .bashrc. After I removed that statement,
> ÂI can hit Âshift F12 without bash looping (reported by task manager).
> If I start mintty without -, shift F12 just gives 4;2~ Âback.
> Once I enter set -o vi, shift F12 hang and bash starts looping
> With this information, I hope mintty users can duplicate this problem and hopefully a fix could be available.
That would be a bash/readline problem, not a mintty problem. Shift+F12
in mintty sends the same keycode that xterm sends: '\e[24;2~'. I
suspect though that it is simply a case of vi mode interpreting that
keycode in some vi-ish way. A vi expert will have to pronounce on
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