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Re: run_readline_command to avoid the bother of binding something


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: run_readline_command to avoid the bother of binding something
Date: Sun, 18 Sep 2016 19:40:40 -0400
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On 9/17/16 11:34 PM, Dan Jacobson wrote:

> "There is no way to run any of the commands that are not bound to a
> keyboard sequence without binding them to a keyboard sequence."
> 
> http://unix.stackexchange.com/questions/52578/execute-a-readline-function-without-keybinding
> 
> Yes that is right, just to run e.g.,
> 
>        dump-variables
>               Print all of the settable readline variables and their values to
>               the readline output stream.  If a numeric argument is  supplied,
>               the  output  is formatted in such a way that it can be made part
>               of an inputrc file.
> 
> once, one has to bind it to a key.
> 
> Why can't there be some
> 
> $ run_readline_command dump-variables

I would be happy to look at a donated implementation.

Chet

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