Keyboard issue

James Cozine jmcozine at
Sat Jul 5 10:24:08 PDT 2003

thunderben at writes:

> Arnaud Boissinot proposed :
>> if tty --quiet ; then
>>     stty erase '^H'
>> fi
> Can you tell me what is the correspondance of '^H' key ?

Commonly the backspace key.  Though mine sends '^?', aka DEL or
erase.  The key marked `delete' sends a third control sequence that
ends up doing the same thing ;)

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