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Re: recovering cygwin settings after a Win98 anomaly
- From: Igor Pechtchanski <pechtcha at cs dot nyu dot edu>
- To: jon wild <wild at fas dot harvard dot edu>
- Cc: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 11:41:44 -0500 (EST)
- Subject: Re: recovering cygwin settings after a Win98 anomaly
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On Tue, 13 Jan 2004, jon wild wrote:
> Igor Pechtchanski wrote:
> > mount -s -b --change-cygdrive-prefix "/cygdrive"
> > mount -f -s -b "C:/cygwin" "/"
> > mount -f -s -b "C:/cygwin/bin" "/usr/bin"
> > mount -f -s -b "C:/cygwin/lib" "/usr/lib"
> > Please let the list know if this works for you.
> Igor - it worked perfectly, everything is back to normal. Thanks so much.
> After such a good first experience with this list I might be pushing it if
> I ask about another, much less important problem, but I'll try anyway
> since once again I can't find an answer in the FAQ:
> I'm running cygwin under win98 and every time I type the double-quote
> character in the cygwin shell, the very next character I type will cause a
> second double-quote to appear before the character typed, and I'll get a
> system beep. I am spared the beep if I type the same character a second
> time myself. This happens with a few other non-alphabetic characters as
> well (off the top of my head: single quote, backtick, tilde). I've learned
> to type these characters twice, followed by the backspace key to get rid
> of the one I didn't want, and this way I avoid the irritating beep, but I
> guess there is probably a better solution...
> Thanks again Igor --Jon Wild
Hmm, does this also happen in 'sh' and 'tcsh', or is this bash-specific?
If the latter, I'd suspect something screwed up with your readline
bindings (e.g., ~/.inputrc, or just look at the output of "bind -S" and
"bind -P" in bash). For more information, see "info readline".
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