Re: [dev] [st] About some bugsy programs and st

From: Joerg Zinke <>
Date: Sat, 15 Dec 2012 09:45:48 +0100

Am 15.12.2012 um 07:58 schrieb "Roberto E. Vargas Caballero" <>:

> And all the problems will be removed. In the case of bash reading the
> manpage of readline you can see this text:
> enable-keypad (Off)
> When set to On, readline will try to enable the
> application keypad when it is called. Some systems
> need this to enable the arrow keys.

May I suggest opening a bug report which requests to enable this option
by default?

> Some persons say that we should fix st and remove this problem (it is
> very easy change the key assignament), but I don't agree. I think that
> the problem is such applications which don't follow the terminfo rules,
> so they should fix their problems.

I agree, but to give applications like irssi a chance to fix their wrong
behavior one should open bug report in their tracker.

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