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Date:      Thu, 24 Oct 1996 23:32:09 -0700 (PDT)
From:      Veggy Vinny <richardc@CSUA.Berkeley.EDU>
To:        Tim Vanderhoek <hoek@freenet.hamilton.on.ca>
Cc:        questions@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: quick question
Message-ID:  <Pine.PTX.3.95.961024232826.5738m-100000@soda.CSUA.Berkeley.EDU>
In-Reply-To: <Pine.GSO.3.95.961025010845.6037B-100000@james.freenet.hamilton.on.ca>

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On Fri, 25 Oct 1996, Tim Vanderhoek wrote:

> > 	You're right but I forgot what someone said on the list as to
> > set it to nothing at all since ^- sets it to - ;)
> 
> Are you _SURE_  ???    ;)

	Yikes, I was on the wrong screen window!  Was on the SUN machine
instead of the FreeBSD machine! ;)

> bash$ stty -a | grep discard 
> cchars: discard = ^O; dsusp = ^Y; eof = ^D; eol = <undef>;  
> bash$ stty discard undef 
> bash$ stty -a | grep discard
> cchars: discard = <undef>; dsusp = ^Y; eof = ^D; eol = <undef>;  
> bash$ echo Hmmm...  That did work.... 
> Hmmm... That did work....

	Same results for me...

> bash$ stty discard ^j
> bash$ stty -a | grep discard
> cchars: discard = ^J; dsusp = ^Y; eof = ^D; eol = <undef>;

	This is supposed to be the case...

> bash$ stty discard ^-
> bash$ stty -a | grep discard
> cchars: discard = <undef>; dsusp = ^Y; eof = ^D; eol = <undef>;
> bash$ echo 'I'\''d quote the manpage to you, but that would be mean! ;)'
> I'd quote the manpage to you, but that would be mean! ;)
  
	Hmmm, now why does ^- do the same thing as undef?  Can't you use
CTRL and - at all? ;)

> bash$ echo 'Also, I seem to remember saying something about `undef'\''...'
> Also, I seem to remember saying something about `undef'...

	Hmmm, I thought I was the one who said that? ;)

> Well, the idea is that `stty discard def' will set your discard character
> to `d', which makes it hard to type `stty discard def' since it's
> impossible to type a `d'....  :)

	Yep ;)  actually, as long as it's not CTRL-O then it will be fine
as Pine needs ctrl-O to Postpone messages... =)

Vince
GaiaNet Corporation - Unix Networking Operations 






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