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Re: no up arrow command history

From: Aaron Davies
Subject: Re: no up arrow command history
Date: Mon, 7 Nov 2011 00:05:01 -0500

On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 6:13 AM, Eric Smith <address@hidden> wrote:

> For more than a year now, screen does not give me the option of
> cycling through history with the up/down arrows in colon mode.
> Till now I was not sure if this was a blessing or a curse.
> Now I want it back.
> What could be up here?

what's your TERM setting?

what happens if you type Ctrl-v, then up-arrow? the most common result
is "^[[A".

these are the sort of things that screw up arrow-based history in the
shell, they might affect screen as well
Aaron Davies

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