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Date:      Mon, 29 Jan 2007 17:06:01 -0600
From:      Derek Ragona <derek@computinginnovations.com>
To:        David Benfell <benfell@parts-unknown.org>, freebsd-questions@freebsd.org
Subject:   Re: stupid scripting question: zsh
Message-ID:  <6.0.0.22.2.20070129170438.0249d7f0@mail.computinginnovations.com>
In-Reply-To: <20070129223730.GA7986@parts-unknown.org>
References:  <20070129223730.GA7986@parts-unknown.org>

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The problem is likely the that you don't have the full path to stty in your 
script, and the automated jobs don't have a proper path set yet.  Use the 
full pathname in your script and see if that works.

         -Derek


At 04:37 PM 1/29/2007, David Benfell wrote:
>Hello all,
>
>I've been upgrading my FreeBSD system into a fully-fledged desktop
>system.
>
>zsh as installed (from the port) seems only to recognize the /etc/zshenv
>startup file.  And I needed an stty command to get proper backspace/delete
>behavior.  Because only the /etc/zshenv file seemed to be recognized,
>I had to put the stty command in it.
>
>The stty command works fine, but unsurprisingly produces an error in my
>automated jobs that ssh into the system.  So I tried:
>
>if [ ${TERM} ]
>then
>         stty erase "^?"
>fi
>
>That didn't work, so I tried:
>
>if [ -n ${TERM} ]
>then
>         stty erase "^?"
>fi
>
>Someone who actually knows what they're doing will, I'm sure, instantly
>recognize the problem with this.  I'm pretty sure TERM is indeed the
>variable I should be testing, but that I'm not testing it in the right
>way.
>
>What is the magic way?
>
>--
>David Benfell, LCP
>benfell@parts-unknown.org
>---
>Resume available at http://www.parts-unknown.org/
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