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Re: ~/.inputrc syntax errors not reported to the user


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: ~/.inputrc syntax errors not reported to the user
Date: Sat, 17 Apr 2010 23:49:37 -0400
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On 4/10/10 12:38 PM, address@hidden wrote:
> In ~/.inputrc I put the following syntax error
>    sdsddd sdsds
> and save the file and run re-read-init-file (C-x C-r).
> No error is reported to me.

Correct.  Readline tries very hard to do something sensible with whatever
it sees, and does not report key binding failures.

Chet
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