Cygwin 1.7.5-1: backspace does not work correctly...

Andy Koppe andy.koppe@gmail.com
Fri Aug 13 11:26:00 GMT 2010


On 13 August 2010 10:20, Nuzhna Pomoshch wrote:
> On Tue, 20 Apr 2010 00:12:29 +0100, Andy Koppe wrote:
>
>> From the cygwin-1.7.5 release announcement:
>>
>> - Support DEC Backarrow Key Mode escape sequences
>> (ESC [ ? 67 h, ESC [ ? 67 l) in Windows console.
>>
>> (The first one switches to ^H. You'll need to set stty
>> erase accordingly.)
>
> Can you please enlighten the uninformed (me) how to set
> this up in Cygwin?

echo -ne '\e[?67h'
stty erase ^H

Or use mintty, which has a setting for this in its options dialog.

Andy

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