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Re: cannot rebind Control-u

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: cannot rebind Control-u
Date: Fri, 23 Jun 2006 14:48:20 -0400
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address@hidden wrote:

> Bash Version: 3.1
> Patch Level: 17
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>       In my $HOME/.inputrc I have the line
>       Control-u: undo
>       This used to work well with earlier versions of bash, but now,
>       the C-u key cannot be removed from the function unix-line-discard.

Readline binds the tty special characters to their readline equivalents
by default.  You can turn this off with the `bind-tty-special-chars'
readline variable.

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