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Re: Backspace in XF4 on i386

On 15, Oct, 2001 at 10:43:27AM +0200, Markus Hennecke wrote:
> Hello,
> I am having some Problems getting the Backspace Key to work properly in
> a xterm. While it is working normal (removing the character to the left
> of the cursor and moving the cursor left) within the prompt from ksh it
> will generate '^?' if the shell is csh. This behaviour is also seen in
> some programs started from ksh inside a xterm. For example these are
> vi(m), ppp in interactive mode or the password prompt from su or sudo.
> With pine and pico it is working without a problem. On the normal text
> terminal from OpenBSD all this things work as expected from me and so I
> think the error must be in X.

I have seen the same. The cure: Install/recompile ports/x11/xterm with
your X-version and backspace works!
At least for me.

Hope this helps

Morten Liebach <morten_(_at_)_hotpost_(_dot_)_dk>
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