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Re: Verbatim pasting

From: Andre Majorel
Subject: Re: Verbatim pasting
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2010 22:44:57 +0200
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.20 (2009-06-14)

On 2010-08-10 16:05 -0400, Mike Frysinger wrote:
> On Tue, Aug 10, 2010 at 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...
> are you trying to write that text to a file or something ?

I wish I were, I could just type "cat >file" before pasting and
^D after.

No, it's just strings, file names, whole command lines, that
sort of stuff.

André Majorel http://www.teaser.fr/~amajorel/

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