On Thu, May 03, 2001 at 11:42:21AM +0100 or thereabouts, Kenn Humborg wrote:
> > > what does adding
> > >
> > > ESC: complete
> > >
> > > do when you add it to your ~/.inputrc? search for inputrc in the bash
> > > man page for more info.
> > Yup, that does it. Must read more. BTW, a double-ESC already does this.
> > Is there something that a single ESC does that I've wiped out by
> > mapping to
> > "complete"?
>> Hmmm... Might cause trouble all right. ESC is the start
> marker for escape sequences, such as ESC [ D which is cursor
> left, ESC [ A which is cursor up.
>> So, unless readline is really smart, you might find that your
> up-arrow key produces '<complete>[A'. If readline uses a
> short timeout after ESC to distinguish ESC or up-arrow, then
> it'll probably work OK over a fast connection/locally, but get
> unreliable over a slow telnet or ssh link.
OW! It did *exactly* that! At a console!
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