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Re: [vox-tech] vi key bindings, readline and bash
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Re: [vox-tech] vi key bindings, readline and bash




Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> if someone wants to do me a favor...
>
> 1. download "bash_bindings.txt" from
>
>    vh224401.truman.edu/~dbindner/mirror
>
> 2. source it (source bash_bindings.txt)
>
> 3. hit the up arrow key
>
> 4. make sure your last history item is pulled up

This doesn't work right anymore; <right arrow>
or <left arrow> then <up arrow> makes it work.

>
>
> 5. make sure the cursor is at the END of the history line.

The cursor is at the beginning.

>
>
> it's a set of key bindings that make readline's vi-style input more
> friendly.  for instance, history is just "up arrow" rather than "escape
> up arrow".

My history is just "up arrow" by default.

>
>
> it works for me, except step 5.  the cursor is placed at the BEGINNING
> of the line for me, despite the fact that:
>
>    bind -m vi-command '"[A": "kA"'
>
> that "A" should be placing the cursor at the END of the line and putting
> me in insert mode.
>
> does it work for anybody?

Not here.

>
>
> pete
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