Re: [dev] [st] Add insert mode

From: Eckehard Berns <>
Date: Thu, 15 Nov 2012 16:10:43 +0100

On Thu, Nov 15, 2012 at 03:42:40PM +0100, Christoph Lohmann wrote:
> On Thu, 15 Nov 2012 15:42:40 +0100 Eckehard Berns <> wrote:
> > I added some code to make insert mode work in st. I don't know if I
> > missed something, but It's Working For Me(tm). Patch attached.
> What are you using this insert mode for?

I access some machines remotely and I don't want to install the terminfo
entry on all of them (some of which belong to customers and I wouldn't
even want to temper with their system). So I simply set TERM=vt220 when
on the remote machine. Insert mode is used by nvi and traditional vi
among others.

Eckehard Berns
Received on Thu Nov 15 2012 - 16:10:43 CET

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