Bug 51069 - ash not compiled with history and cl edit problems
ash not compiled with history and cl edit problems
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: ash (Show other bugs)
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
Aaron Brown
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Reported: 2001-08-06 20:44 EDT by Derek Tattersall
Modified: 2007-04-18 12:35 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2001-12-06 16:24:45 EST
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Description Derek Tattersall 2001-08-06 20:44:49 EDT
Description of Problem:
ash is not compiled with history, so "fc" commands don't work.
command line editing, arrow keys fail, and edit modes fail.  In emacs mode
^A doesn't got start of line.  This is all in console mode, non X.

How Reproducible:
Happens whenever I execute ash -E -i

Steps to Reproduce:
1. ash -E -i or ash -V -i (VI mode)
2. enter a long command line
3. try ^A to go to line start, ^K to kill the line

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Expected Results:
Cursor movement, line erase

Additional Information:
Under screen, backspace doesn't work either.
Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2001-12-06 17:26:41 EST
It's a simple, small shell for scripts, bootdisks etc. I don't want to add
anything increasing the size... if you want a fully featured shell, you should
use bash or zsh

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