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Re: ctrl-w oddity on bash-4.4


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: ctrl-w oddity on bash-4.4
Date: Thu, 26 Oct 2017 19:16:06 -0400
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On 10/26/17 5:30 PM, Robert Elz wrote:
> I should have also said that's there's no requirement (that I can see
> anyway) that vi mode in readline be the same as vi.

There isn't, and readline's vi mode doesn't attempt it. It only tries to
implement what Posix defines as part of the `sh' description, with some
additional commands as they behave in vi where they make sense.

Chet
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