Re: Sqlplus backspace character

  • From: "Pedro Espinoza" <raindoctor@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: Richard.Goulet@xxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Thu, 25 Dec 2008 16:23:42 -0800

Bash shells's character map is not controlled by settings like 'stty erase
^H';/etc/inputrc, ~/.inputrc controlls it. In your case, you need to set tty
map by "stty erase ^H". There exist some old programs which rely on
termcap/terminfo databases as well


On Thu, Dec 25, 2008 at 3:11 PM, Goulet, Richard <Richard.Goulet@xxxxxxxxxxx
> wrote:

>  Folks,
>         Having a small problem that's a real irritant.  On one of our
> Linux platforms sqlplus does not recognize the backspace key.  Instead it
> simply displays a ^H.  Doesn't happen in the bash shell.  Anyone got an
> idea??
> *Dick Goulet***

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