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Re: Verbatim pasting


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Verbatim pasting
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 15:41:31 -0400
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On 8/10/10 2:08 PM, Andre Majorel wrote:
> Binding printable ASCII characters to readline functions is
> convenient but it can bite you when you paste text into a shell.
> 
> Is there a way to bypass readline while pasting ? Something like
> a ^V toggle or a ^V that lasts until the next newline or next
> pause between two characters longer than 250 ms or...

There's nothing like that built in.  You can turn off readline with
`set +o emacs +o vi', but I can't think of anything more granular
right now.

Chet
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