[OpenIndiana-discuss] vi backspace remapping weirdness
pulaskite at yahoo.com
Sat Dec 10 02:01:23 UTC 2011
Never mind. I just realized it's the gnome-terminal playing w/ my mind :-(
--- On Fri, 12/9/11, Reginald Beardsley <pulaskite at yahoo.com> wrote:
> From: Reginald Beardsley <pulaskite at yahoo.com>
> Subject: [OpenIndiana-discuss] vi backspace remapping weirdness
> To: openindiana-discuss at openindiana.org
> Date: Friday, December 9, 2011, 7:54 PM
> Having gotten comfortable w/ OI after
> using it for 9 months I recently upgraded from 148 to
> 151 and am configuring it to match my main system running
> Solaris 10 U9. OI is on a nettop dedicated to Internet
> access w/ my other systems on an isolated LAN. I use a KVM
> to toggle between the two & a ZFS USB disk to move
> I find myself in an argument w/ vi. At first I thought
> vim was guilty, but both /usr/ucb/vi and traditional vi
> compiled from source are doing this.
> .login, .cshrc & .exrc and the xterm terminfo
> definition are the same as my Solaris 10 system. It's the
> same Macally keyboard running through a KVM switch.
> I'm using twm on the Solaris 10 box but gnome on the OI,
> just in case that's relevant.
> stty is set w/ erase=^h
> Everything works fine in the shell or web text window, but
> when I get in vi, the delete key (normal backspace location,
> Mac label, deletes to left) doesn't work when I'm in insert
> mode. Instead I get ^? in the file. If I type ^h it
> works as expected. Outside of vi it's fine.
> So how and why is OI remapping the key that produces ^h
> everywhere else to ^?
> More importantly, how do I make it behave? I'm quite
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