[hackers] [st] Adding the FAQ entry for zsh. || Christoph Lohmann

From: <git_AT_suckless.org>
Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2013 19:22:50 +0100

commit 3ce96aea8af566c88ed1e076d270b4d1abcf6e96
Author: Christoph Lohmann <20h_AT_r-36.net>
Date: Fri Jan 18 19:22:11 2013 +0100

    Adding the FAQ entry for zsh.
    Thanks Roberto E. Vargas Caballero! You were committing this patch against the
    wrong version of the FAQ, so I had to rewrite it.

diff --git a/FAQ b/FAQ
index 438e7d8..9d29335 100644
--- a/FAQ
+++ b/FAQ
_AT_@ -56,13 +56,13 @@ sequences.
 But buggy applications like bash and irssi for example don't do this. A fast
 solution for them is to use the following command:
- $ echo ^[?1h^[= >/dev/tty
+ $ printf "?1h=" >/dev/tty
         $ echo $(tput smkx) >/dev/tty
-In the case of bash it is using readline, which has a different not in its
+In the case of bash readline is used. Readline has a different note in its
+manpage about this issue:
         enable-keypad (Off)
                 When set to On, readline will try to enable the
_AT_@ -71,5 +71,25 @@ manpage:
 Adding this option to your .inputrc will fix the keypad problem for all
 applications using readline.
+If you are using zsh, then read the zsh FAQ
+ It should be noted that the O / [ confusion can occur with other keys
+ such as Home and End. Some systems let you query the key sequences
+ sent by these keys from the system's terminal database, terminfo.
+ Unfortunately, the key sequences given there typically apply to the
+ mode that is not the one zsh uses by default (it's the "application"
+ mode rather than the "raw" mode). Explaining the use of terminfo is
+ outside of the scope of this FAQ, but if you wish to use the key
+ sequences given there you can tell the line editor to turn on
+ "application" mode when it starts and turn it off when it stops:
+ function zle-line-init () { echoti smkx }
+ function zle-line-finish () { echoti rmkx }
+ zle -N zle-line-init
+ zle -N zle-line-finish
+Putting these lines into your .zshrc will fix the problems.
Received on Fri Jan 18 2013 - 19:22:50 CET

This archive was generated by hypermail 2.3.0 : Fri Jan 18 2013 - 19:24:06 CET