BETA4 Vi backspace behavior

Mike B meb at
Mon Sep 20 20:32:04 PDT 2004

Jeremy Chadwick wrote:

>stty -a.  Look at `erase'.  `erase2' is not supported by "a lot" of
>apps, but more and more seem to be supporting it.  I've a PR that's
>still open, in attempt to get less/more to support erase2.
>Also, if you're not truly on the FreeBSD VGA console, cons25 is
>incorrect.  In that case, try xterm or vt100.
Both erase and erase2 appear to be set to '^H'. I also looked into the 
"echoe" option but that didn't resolve the problem either.


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