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Re: [Gcl-devel] Re: [Maxima] Maxima GUIs/emacs troubles! (and commutativ

From: Camm Maguire
Subject: Re: [Gcl-devel] Re: [Maxima] Maxima GUIs/emacs troubles! (and commutativity issues)
Date: 04 Feb 2002 10:23:11 -0500


Daniel Lemire <address@hidden> writes:

> Good day,
> Oh! Yes, I have a working terminal. For sure. I do all my work in 
> consoles and text editors. I would go mad without a decent console!!!
> Here's what happens when I use the back arrow (^[OD appears). Please 
> note that "backspace" works. Back arrow is when you want to go back 
> inside the command and edit it.

OK, this ^[OD is the back arrow key code, at least here, which is
obviously not being interpreted correctly by your terminal.  Please
post the result of the following:

echo $TERM
uname -a
echo $0

What system is this?

Take care,

> address@hidden lemire]$ maxima
> GCL (GNU Common Lisp)  Version(2.5.0) jeu jan 31 23:03:22 EST 2002
> Licensed under GNU Library General Public License
> Contains Enhancements by W. Schelter
> Maxima 5.6 jeu jan 31 23:03:13 EST 2002 (with enhancements by W. Schelter).
> Licensed under the GNU Public License (see file COPYING)
> (C1) fdsfds^[OD^[OD^[OD^[OD
> I should point out that I'm using RedHat. I built gcl myself and 
> frankly, I just did the obvious (./configure, make, make install). I 
> didn't check my installation. I don't know anything about lisp.
> Thanks!
> Camm Maguire wrote:
> > Greetings!  On my gcl 2.5.0 build, tab completion, backspace, Emacs
> > keys (i.e. Alt-b to back over a word), and the back arrow all work.
> > Are you sure you have a working terminal?  Does bash show the expected
> > behavior?  What about gcl directly from the command prompt?
> -- 
> Daniel Lemire, Ph.D.
> http://www.ondelette.com/

Camm Maguire                                            address@hidden
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