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Re: [vox-tech] backspace keycode in C: xterm vs console
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Re: [vox-tech] backspace keycode in C: xterm vs console

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> begin Ted Deppner <ted@psyber.com> 
> > On Tue, Dec 25, 2001 at 02:43:12AM -0800, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:
> > > /* #define BACKSPACE   127 */
> > > #define BACKSPACE   8
> > > 
> > > is there any way to deal with this other than making the backspace
> > > keycode into a global variable (or worse, passing its value to every
> > > function that needs it)?
> > 
> > man termios - you can familiarize yourself with the main concepts using
> > the 'stty' shell command
> > 
> > You'll need to do a get tcgetattr(), and check the value of the VERASE
> > option in c_cc element (termios_p.c_cc[VERASE]).  That is the tty's erase
> > character.
> i'd rather do it with the preprocessor, but if that option isn't
> available to me, i accept my fate.   :)
i take this back.  i guess i'd rather have it as a variable so i don't
have to recompile.   wasn't thinking straight about this...

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