Bug 21824 - cannot erase characters in the command window
Summary: cannot erase characters in the command window
Status: CLOSED WONTFIX
Alias: None
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: xxgdb   
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386
OS: Linux
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Reported: 2000-12-06 20:11 UTC by Ian Kay
Modified: 2014-03-17 02:17 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-01-22 16:11:05 UTC
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Description Ian Kay 2000-12-06 20:11:22 UTC
Start xxgdb, 
type some characters at the command prompt, like 'quite'
now try to delete those characters, 
neither BS nor DEL nor ^H seem to work.
Makes you want to type very accurately!

Comment 1 Ralph Menikoff 2000-12-25 21:47:55 UTC
In addition to erase character not working, (ctr)U moves to beginning of line
but does not erase characters. With 3-button mouse, middle button works on
scroll bar but need to use left-right button inside window.

Comment 2 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-01-31 23:44:07 UTC
We're obsoleting this in the next release... I recommend using a different
graphical debugger: ddd (part of powertools, my personal favorite), emacs/XEmacs
or kdevelop.



Comment 3 Ian Kay 2002-10-28 16:47:54 UTC
>We're obsoleting this in the next release... I recommend using a different
 >graphical debugger: ddd (part of powertools, my personal favorite),
emacs/XEmacs
 >or kdevelop.

How nice.  However, have you compared the system load of ddd to xxgdb?  There
are certain 
advantages to keeping things simple!

I recommend that you look at including the best debugger I've ever used:  UPS. 
But I've said that before....


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