[erlang-questions] erlang shell command editing

Raimo Niskanen <>
Sat Feb 10 00:01:26 CET 2007


You can try using the commandline flag -oldshell that spawns a much
more rudimentary (and perhaps predictable) shell.



On Fri, Feb 09, 2007 at 01:41:09PM -0600, Rick Pettit wrote:
> When typing commands into the erlang shell one notices that the cursor 
> occassionally jumps around (e.g. in order to match ()'s). Is there a way
> to disable this behavior at the erlang shell, so that only literal keystrokes
> entered by the user are echoed?
> 
> Doing so would help with automated testing using dejagnu (Tcl/Expect), which
> seems to get confused by the cursor motion.
> 
> -Rick
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