[GRASS5] GRASS and backspace key

Markus Neteler neteler at geog.uni-hannover.de
Fri Jan 19 08:43:58 EST 2001

On Fri, Jan 19, 2001 at 11:29:04AM +0000, Michel Wurtz wrote:
> Markus Neteler wrote:
> > 
> > Hi all,
> > 
> > another annoying thing is that GRASS has some problems
> > with backspace key. If you enter a map name, it will
> > result to this:
> > 
> > Enter 'list' for a list of existing binary vector files
> > Hit RETURN to cancel request
> > > linien^H^H^H^H^H
> > 
> > This occurs on several (Linux, Solaris,...?) machines. Ctrl-H doesn't work
> > either...
> > 
> > Any ideas?
> Inside the grass shell, type : stty erase <Ctrl-H>
> Works with xterm.  If you are using KDE Konsole, look at
> the option "BS send DEL"... Try also the use of DEL key
> instead of Backspace... (there is some recurring fight
> between the partisans of BS and those of DEL for erasing...)


perhaps you didn't the my other mail.
In v.in.arc it runs o.k., in v.support is doesn't. That's crazy.
For most of r.* it's o.k. as well.
Therefore something must be missing in v.support. As it is
to be used regularly, we should fix it.

Thanks for your comment,


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