[erlang-questions] A better shell.

Lev Walkin <>
Tue Sep 16 19:43:55 CEST 2008


YourSurrogateGod wrote:
> Yeh, but I should be able to customize it as I see fit and bend it to
> my will. I don't want to come across as whining, but it seems silly
> that you can't have the program behave as you see fit.

Good luck adding Cmd+A / Cmd+A sequences to Microsoft Word :)

> On Sep 15, 11:59 pm, Lev Walkin <> wrote:
>> YourSurrogateGod wrote:
>>> I'm used to working with Bash and Z-shell on my Linux PC. They're both
>>> great at what they do. I can hit the Home and End keys and go either
>>> the front or back of the command. Is there a way to replicate the same
>>> behavior in the Erlang shell? It does some neat things, but having
>>> those features really make it come alive.
>>> Thoughts?
>> I think in Bash you better use Cmd+A (beginning of the string)
>> and Cmd+E (End of the string), this way you won't notice a difference
>> between Erlang shell and Bash.
>>
>> --
>> vlm
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