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Re: [Help-bash] How is read -e different?

From: D630
Subject: Re: [Help-bash] How is read -e different?
Date: Fri, 12 May 2017 11:45:11 +0200

On 17-05-12_11_52, Pierre Gaston wrote:
> On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 11:43 AM, D630 <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Is there any difference between using Readline via "read -e" and using it
> > as
> > normal? And how can I see, whether I am really in "read -e"?
> >
> Do you mean using read without -e vs using read with -e?
> With -e you can use all the readline capabilities, without you only have
> what your terminal provides
> On my terminal with read -e, I can type "foo", press control+a to go at the
> beginning of the line, press control+k to kill(cut) everything then control
> + y to yank(paste) it back
> Without I only see: foo^A^K^Y

Damn, my bad. I mean using read -e vs. using Readline on a line as
normal without read!

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