busybox: vi & delete key
Joseph M Dupre (AVAB Inc.)
dupre at avab.com
Wed Jan 11 21:57:27 UTC 2006
On 11 Jan 2006 at 11:38, Devin Bayer wrote:
> It isn't an issue with busybox. Every vi I have ever used has
> this feature, except usually it only swaps the current character.
> It's because delete = <ESC>[3~. So it leaves insert mode, types
> an invalid sequence, then "~", or swap case. The mappings just aren't
> set up sanely by default.
Well that's strange, as vi has never behaved like that in the many
flavors of Red Hat, Fedora, and LFS that I have used.
Are you saying this is a vi *configuration* issue? I would like
the delete key to delete the character at the cursor, just like it
does on the command line.
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