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Re: BASH inputrc Function Binding to Key Ignored

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: BASH inputrc Function Binding to Key Ignored
Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2001 11:14:52 -0400

> Is this behavior related to POSIX compliance, which (I
> believe) does not call for TAB to be bound?

Yes, POSIX.2 requires that TAB be bound to self-insert.

> Are those users
> who want POSIX mode and vi-style command line editing, but
> yet aren't ready to give up their accustomed TAB-complete
> binding, going to have to have an explicit...
>         bind 'TAB: complete'
> ...to their login profile as of 2.0.5?

Absent some future workaround or option, yes.

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

Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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