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Re: how to start in "overwrite-mode"


From: Stephane CHAZELAS
Subject: Re: how to start in "overwrite-mode"
Date: Thu, 29 Oct 2009 08:09:53 +0000 (UTC)
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2009-10-29, 07:23(+00), Stephane CHAZELAS:
> 2009-10-28, 20:28(-04), Dave Rutherford:
> [...]
>> Add to .Xdefaults: XTerm*answerbackString: ^[[2~
>> Add to .bashrc (and .profile if it doesn't source .bashrc):
>>     bind '"^[[2~": overwrite-mode'
>>     PROMPT_COMMAND='echo -n ^E'
> [...]
>
> Along those lines, you could use the TIOCSTI ioctl. That would
> be system dependant instead of terminal dependant. Like sti.c:
[...]
> PROMPT_COMMAND="sti \$'\05'"

Sorry, that should have been 

PROMPT_COMMAND="sti \$'\e[2~'"

Assuming ^[[2~ is bound to overwrite-mode.

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St├ęphane


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