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Old 05-09-2008, 01:13 PM   #1
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Readline command issue...

I'm having an issue getting readline commands in bash to work. I have some RHEL 4 boxes that execute the commands perfectly (control-e jumps to end of line, control-l clears the screen, etc...) but my RHEL 3 boxes don't behave as they should.

I've compared the /etc/inputrc files and they're identical, and I've even tried tweaking the file (changing the "#"\e[4~": end-of-line" entry to ""\C-e": end-of-line") but no change, even after sourcing /etc/profile which refers to /etc/inputrc.

I'm accessing the boxes via ssh, and AFAIK that shouldn't make a difference, as I'm accessing the RHEL 4 boxes the same way with no issues.

Can anyone shed some light on this? It would be greatly appreciated...

Last edited by ddenton; 05-09-2008 at 01:19 PM.
Old 05-09-2008, 02:01 PM   #2
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I've reposted this under Linux - General, believing that in hindsight it's more appropriate there. If however you have some insight, please share. Thanks...



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