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Re: [Nano-devel] [PATCH] input: allow using <Tab> and <Shift+Tab> to (un
Re: [Nano-devel] [PATCH] input: allow using <Tab> and <Shift+Tab> to (un)ind
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 20:04:46 +0100
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Op 10-12-17 om 23:37 schreef David Ramsey:
I like this feature, but there are two issues with the patch. With it
1. Compiling with --with-slang fails, because S-Lang doesn't define KEY_BTAB.
Yes, I suspected something like that. :) Locally I've now guarded the
two occurrences with #ifdefs.
2. If you run nano with the --rebindkeypad option, pressing Shift-Tab
generates the escape sequence Esc [ Z under the Linux console (and some X
terminals as well). However, convert_sequence() interprets that as F14, based
on the FreeBSD console. (Some quick googling shows that it's changed now, and
Esc [ Z is Back-Tab [Shift-Tab] on the FreeBSD console according to its
terminfo(5) manual page.)
URL? You're saying that nano on modern FreeBSDs is misinterpreting
"Esc [ Z" as F14? And it should be in fact a backtab?
If Shift-Tab is more important to support than F14 is, it could be changed;
Certainly it should. A Shift-Tab should not start a replacing session.