stty erase '^?' in v7

Grant Taylor gtaylor at tnetconsulting.net
Sat Oct 14 14:08:14 AEST 2017


On 10/13/2017 08:59 PM, Will Senn wrote:
> 2. How do you enter a literal character in the v7 shell (I am used to 
> CTRL-v CTRL-DEL to enter the delete character on other unices)?

I don't know if it will help you or not, but I always dealt with this 
problem (allbeit on more modern unixes) via the following:

stty erase <Control>+<v><Backspace>

It seems as if the Control v tells the shell to insert the following key 
literally.  You may not need to do that if the shell is not interpreting ^h.



-- 
Grant. . . .
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