stty erase ^H (as in pressing the delete key not typing ^H )
Usually a problem with the terminal tool rather than a particular
shell distributed by any distro, are you connecting in remotely or on
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Finlay" <linuxexpert at eircom.net>
To: <ilug at linux.ie>
Sent: Saturday, May 25, 2002 1:13 PM
Subject: [ILUG] Bash problem with backspace
> I'm writing a big collection of scripts to make it
> super simple and bulletproof to set up an NIS/NFS roaming profile
> network with SuSE on all computers.
>> My only problem is that have to restart the scripts any time i make
> typo because backspaces are interpreted as ^H and taken into the
> variables like that.
>> I thought that this only happened in some of the harder shells. I
> rememeber ever having this problem in bash b4 I got SuSE.
>> Help Appreciated
> Mark Finlay
> "sisob's linux eXPerience"
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