LFS6.5 - Bash question

Bruce Dubbs bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 14:19:57 PST 2010


Mike McCarty wrote:

> What you want is
> 
> 	set horizontal-scroll-mode off
> 
> Check your /etc/inputrc and ~/.inputrc files. The default (used to be)
> off. If you have a line like
> 
> 	set horizontal-scroll-mode on
> 
> in eitehr /etc/inputrc or ~/.inputrc, then that's the likely culprit.


Of course!  Thanks of the reminder.  We have that in LFS Section 7.7.
We might want to consider putting that into the Section 6.6. Creating 
Essential Files and Symlinks so it is available early.

We'd probably only need

   echo "set horizontal-scroll-mode off" > /etc/inputrc

and explain that it will be fleshed out in Chapter 7.


   -- Bruce




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