[londonperl] Re: Perl debug and backspace

David Alban extasia at extasia.org
Sat Oct 13 00:39:57 BST 2007

Not a solution, like Ash's below, but some additional information.

You could try using ctrl-w rather than backspace.  ctrl-w should cause
a 'word' of input to be erased, if your terminal definition isn't

Or you could execute the following while in the debugger:

  !!stty erase <ctrl-v><backspace key>

which would change the terminal definition of erase to your backspace
key.  Or from the command line:

  $ stty erase <ctrl-v><backspace key>

or put that in your .login file.

On 10/12/07, Ash Berlin <ash_cpan at firemirror.com> wrote:
> Install Term::ReadLine::Perl or Term::ReadLine::Gnu

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