Bug 9271 - .bashrc problem
.bashrc problem
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: bash (Show other bugs)
6.1
i386 Linux
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Assigned To: Bernhard Rosenkraenzer
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Reported: 2000-02-09 12:26 EST by jsteinba
Modified: 2008-05-01 11:37 EDT (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-07-27 14:34:06 EDT
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Description jsteinba 2000-02-09 12:26:10 EST
We have just upgraded from Linux 5.2 to 6.1 and have upgraded to bash2*
as well. The problem is that when users go into their .bashrc or .profile
and do 'set -o vi' they are unable to operate in vi mode. However if they
type it in manually at the prompt, they are able to use this mode.

We also have a problem with the 'history'- as it takes a number of presses
of the arrow keys to get a previous command to appear on the command line.
In other words, you just can't press the up arrow to get the previous
command to appear- the number of presses varies to get something to show up
on the line.

Thank you for your help-
Comment 1 Bernhard Rosenkraenzer 2000-11-03 04:48:59 EST
This should be fixed in 7.0.

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