Mail Archives: djgpp/2000/03/16/02:16:11

From: Soenke_Ufen AT kruemel DOT org (Soenke Ufen)
Newsgroups: comp.os.msdos.djgpp
Subject: Re: bash 2.03 / german umlauts
Date: Wed, 15 Mar 2000 18:37:00 CET
Organization: Kruemel Boks, Altenholz, Germany - +49-431-3292929
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Dieter wrote:

d>There must be a misunderstanding. I cannot get German characters
d>with the Alt-numeric method in bash (but I can get them using the

as Jochen suggested in this thread simply put

 set meta-flag on
 set convert-meta off
 set output-meta on
 set input-meta on

in your ${HOME}/_inputrc (or .inputrc) to get all characters with the  
eights bit set.

d> But I do hear a beep in bash when I type the German
d>characters either directly or by using the Alt-nnn method in bash. I
d>think Sven mentioned, that he does not hear the beep.

I think this is more a problem with my system than DJGPP-related. I tried  
to copy char 7 (bell) to stdout at the dos-prompt -- it didn't beep too.

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