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Re: kill-line behaves differently in terminal and in X!?


From: Pascal Bourguignon
Subject: Re: kill-line behaves differently in terminal and in X!?
Date: 20 Sep 2003 22:16:00 +0200
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) 21.3.50.pjb1.1

Jesper Harder <address@hidden> writes:

> Pascal Bourguignon <address@hidden> writes:
> 
> > In the terminal, it does not delete the line, only the characters in
> > the line.  You have to type C-u 1 C-k to kill the line.
> 
> Uhm, yes ... but isn't that how C-k is supposed to work?
> 
> > In X, kill-line works flawlessly, killing the line.
> 
> That sounds like a bug.  I can't reproduce it, though.
> 
> > I've checked that I've the same kill-whole-line value (namely: nil),
> 
> But if you prefer `kill-line' to delete the trailing newline as well
> as the content of the line, you should set `kill-whole-line' to t.

Ok, so the  bug is that on X, kill-line  deletes the trailing newlines
even when kill-whole-line is nil...


Now on, I'll set kill-whole-line to t in ~/.emacs...

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