rxvt as Bash login console

Linus Hicks lihicks@gpi.com
Wed Oct 19 16:35:00 GMT 2005

Harig, Mark wrote:
--- snip ----
> I have also found that under some circumstances, the backspace
> key does not work properly.  The following setting fixed that
> problem:
>    rxvt*ttyModes: erase ^?

Bash seems to be very forgiving of what it uses as the backspace character, so 
no problem there, but the above doesn't work for me when I am in, e.g. vim. This 
is what works for me:

rxvt*backspacekey:      ^H

And that matches what stty shows is set as my erase character.


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