Bug 43383 - as of RedHat 7.0, tcsh doesn't accept meta chars; "nokanji" should be set by default
as of RedHat 7.0, tcsh doesn't accept meta chars; "nokanji" should be set by ...
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: tcsh (Show other bugs)
7.0
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Eido Inoue
David Lawrence
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Reported: 2001-06-04 13:29 EDT by Jonathan Kamens
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:33 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-06-28 10:57:32 EDT
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Description Jonathan Kamens 2001-06-04 13:29:57 EDT
Tcsh's KANJI feature was enabled in tcsh-6.09-6, which was included with
RedHat 7.0.  As a result, as of RedHat 7.0 or later, it's no longer
possible to create key bindings to meta characters (e.g., \377 for
backward-delete-word).

Given that this is a regression in functionality, and that the majority
majority of people will never use tcsh's kanji support, I think that this
support should be disabled by default, e.g., by putting "set nokanji" in
one of the files in /etc/profile.
Comment 1 Eido Inoue 2001-07-24 00:40:23 EDT
KANJI enabling has been removed until a move I18N solution can be found.

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