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Re: vi mode fails if set before input

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: vi mode fails if set before input
Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2001 16:40:18 -0400

> Machine Type: i586-mandrake-linux-gnu
> Bash Version: 2.04
> Patch Level: 12
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>       If the edit mode is set to vi before the shell reads any input
>       (e.g. a "set -o vi" command in the .bashrc), editing does not
>       work; the escape key does nothing but cause the next key entered
>       to generate a bell.

Read the FAQ, question F6, and see if it answers your question.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

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