which is the basic differences between the shells?
perrin at apotheon.com
Tue Jun 8 00:24:43 UTC 2010
On Mon, Jun 07, 2010 at 08:26:04PM +0200, Polytropon wrote:
> On Sun, 6 Jun 2010 22:06:07 -0600, Chad Perrin <perrin at apotheon.com> wrote:
> > I've never really tried using vi-mode editing in any shell, despite the
> > fact I'm a constant vi user (even a vi gangsta, one might say). Maybe I
> > should some day. Thus far, though, I don't even know if tcsh supports
> > vi-mode editing.
> According to "man csh", it is possible:
> The command-line editor (+)
> Command-line input can be edited using key sequences much like those
> used in GNU Emacs or vi(1). The editor is active only when the edit
> shell variable is set, which it is by default in interactive shells.
> The bindkey builtin can display and change key bindings. Emacs-style
> key bindings are used by default (unless the shell was compiled other-
> wise; see the version shell variable), but bindkey can change the key
> bindings to vi-style bindings en masse.
Excellent! I don't have to wait until I get off my tuckus to look it up
now. Thank for feeding my laziness.
Chad Perrin [ original content licensed OWL: http://owl.apotheon.org ]
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