Re: [alpine-devel] Missing /etc/inputrc
I had issues with Home/End keys in default (emacs) bash editing mode.
I just sent a PR to add inputrc to readline package.
On Tue, Jan 9, 2018 at 7:25 PM, A. Wilcox <awilfox_at_adelielinux.org> wrote:
> On 01/09/18 12:11, Gennady Feldman wrote:
> > Hi,
> > I've ran into an issue where some of the common keys where not working
> > inside bash in Alpine.
> "some of the common keys" is vague here. I'm assuming you probably mean
> the emacs bindings like ^A, ^K, etc?
> > The fix was actually quite trivial. I just had to
> > copy /etc/inputrc from another box. This leads me to the question as to
> > why Alpine doesn't provide /etc/inputrc as part of a package?
> Using these packages:
> Installed: Available:
> bash-4.4.12-r1 = 4.4.12-r1
> readline-7.0.003-r0 = 7.0.003-r0
> I don't need an /etc/inputrc to use ^A, ^K, etc in bash. (I use zsh in
> vim mode typically, so I wouldn't typically notice.) It looks like
> maybe this also handles ^← ^→ for word skipping, which does *not* work
> here in this bash.
> > alpine-baselayout?
> Since this is a readline file, it should probably be provided by
> readline; I'm not sure why Gentoo puts it in sys-apps/baselayout.
> Debian has it in readline-common (as /usr/share/readline/inputrc).
> Fedora has it in setup[noarch] ("A set of configuration and setup
> files"); presumably, this is because they customise it beyond the
> readline library's shipped example file, and because readline is a part
> of their _at_system repo.
> So, tl;dr: +1 on shipping an /etc/inputrc in readline package.
> A. Wilcox (awilfox)
> Project Lead, Adélie Linux
Received on Wed Jan 10 2018 - 12:44:49 GMT