LFS 6.1-testing issues

Bruce Dubbs bdubbs at swbell.net
Fri Apr 8 22:32:07 PDT 2005

Archaic wrote:
> On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 11:17:18PM -0500, Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>>Sorry.  I should have specified.  I get ^? printed on the screen in 
>>insert mode or in :ex mode.  No characters are erased.
>>A Ctrl-h works properly as a backspace should.
> I cannot reproduce this on any of the builds I've done since the middle
> of March (i.e. the only ones I have around).
>>showkey says the backspace keycode is 14.
>>dumpkeys says keycode 14 is Delete.
> Same here, so I doubt that is the problem. Perhaps vim somehow
> miscompiled? I have full logs for vim if you want to compare.

Yes, that would be good.  Please send off list.

BTW, I have fixed the symptom with an addition to /etc/vimrc with:

if &term == "linux"
   set t_kb=^?

where the ^? is really a delete character created by a ctrl-v <BS-key>.

I would really like to find the problem and fix it however.

   -- Bruce

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