[erlang-patches] make edlin understand a few important control keys

Fredrik <>
Mon May 6 15:13:09 CEST 2013


On 05/06/2013 02:53 PM, Stefan Zegenhagen wrote:
> Dear all,
>
> the patch attached to this e-mail teaches edlin.erl a few more important
> control keys that many users might have become *VERY* accustomed to. The
> control keys are:
>
>   -<CTRL>+W	: backward kill word
>   -<CTRL>+U	: backward kill line
>   -<HOME>	: goto start of line
>   -<END>	: goto end of line
>   -<CTRL>+<LEFT>   : backward word
>   -<CTRL>+<RIGHT>  : forward word
>
> With this patch in place, command line editing in erlang's own shell as
> well as in any input using io:get_line() comes a little closer to that
> in many contemporary shells.
>
>
> Kind regards,
>
>
>
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Hello Stefan,
Your patch is currently in the 'pu' branch. I'm just going to apply the 
correct bootstrap.
A review process has started.
Thanks,

-- 

BR Fredrik Gustafsson
Erlang OTP Team

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