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Re: undo in shell buffer?


From: Barry Margolin
Subject: Re: undo in shell buffer?
Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2009 20:43:01 -0500
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In article <address@hidden>,
 "Samuel Wales" <address@hidden> wrote:

> On Thu, Jan 8, 2009 at 15:21, Tim X <address@hidden> wrote:
> >> I find m-r to be inconvenient in the shell buffer, because you have to
> >> press ret.  i also find it inconvenient that cycling the command line
> >> history wraps around instead of stopping.  Yet perhaps I would have to
> >> get used to things in term, like moving around to copy stuff.  And my
> >> prompt isn't working in term yet.
> >>
> >
> > There are essentially three different methods to interact with a 'shell'
> 
> I found another drawback of shell mode.  For some reason, at least
> when it is running su, c-c c-c and c-c c-z do not send the signals.

That's because you can't send signals to a process running under a 
different userid.  To get the effect, you need to send the actual 
control character, so type C-q C-c RET or C-q C-z RET.

-- 
Barry Margolin, address@hidden
Arlington, MA
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