bash and 8-bit characters

Sergey Okhapkin sos@prospect.com.ru
Fri Feb 5 05:21:00 GMT 1999


Demmer, Thomas wrote:
> OK, I give up.
> I tried to convince bash that over here umlauts are perfectly
> legal characters, and there is no need to beep whenever I hit
> a "Ã" or such. I snarfed an /etc/termcap from my Linux machine,
> where this is no problem, but to no avail. Funny enough, self compiled
> C programs don't care about bash, while less from the distribution does.
> What the heck am I doing wrong or am I missing?
>

~/.inputrc:

set meta-flag on
set convert-meta off
set output-meta on
#set 
show-all-if-ambiguous on
# home key
"\e[1~":beginning-of-line
# insert 
key
"\e[2~":paste-from-clipboard
# del key
"\e[3~":delete-char
# end 
key
"\e[4~":end-of-line
# pgup key
"\e[5~":history-search-forward
# pgdn 
key
"\e[6~":history-search-backward

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Sergey Okhapkin, http://www.lexa.ru/sos
Piscataway, NJ


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