Re: [PATCH] tty canonical mode: nicer erase behaviour

Pete Zaitcev (
Sun, 23 Sep 2001 14:12:18 -0400

> Theoretically every program should be able to determine which erase
> character to accept by looking at terminfo,

Rubbish. Programs get their erase characters from termios(3).

> One of the programs that exhibits the ^H/^? problem is the tty
> line discipline in the Linux kernel.

Read man pages for stty(1) and tset(1).

-- Pete
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