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Re: Add configure switch to define USE_XON_XOFF

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Add configure switch to define USE_XON_XOFF
Date: Mon, 9 Nov 2020 09:46:01 -0500
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On 11/6/20 1:25 PM, Ivan Kozlov wrote:
> Readline tests that macro and suppresses software flow control. This is quite 
> handy: I want software flow control, just not *in bash*, where it is not 
> useful and I would like C-s to do incremental search instead. With 
> USE_XON_XOFF, it is inactive in bash and is restored before executing a 
> command alongside other termios settings. It is probably possible to hack 
> this with PROMPT_COMMAND/PS0, but clearly this is a much cleaner and readily 
> available option. The only thing lacking is a configure switch.

Thanks for the suggestion. I will look at this for a future bash version.

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