LFS6.5 - Bash question
bruce.dubbs at gmail.com
Wed Mar 3 16:27:37 PST 2010
David Shaw wrote:
> Bruce Dubbs wrote:
>> 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
> I think I must have done something horribly wrong in that case as even
> if I put in the entire /etc/inputrc file as given in chapter 7, the
> <expletive deleted> thing still scrolls for me :-(
> And, yes, I tried 'exec /bin/bash --login +h' and leaving and reentering
> the chroot environment. I even rebooted the whole PC in case that might
> have some effect.
Hmm. We don't do readline in Chapter 5, so /etc/inputrc won't be picked
up until after section 6.28. I think, but I'm not sure that it will get
picked up automatically, but you may have to do Chapter 6 Bash and/or
exit chroot and reenter.
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