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Re^10: CPAN and readline on windows

by BrowserUk (Pope)
on Mar 26, 2009 at 01:11 UTC ( #753313=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re^9: CPAN and readline on windows
in thread CPAN and readline on windows

Very strange! I even created a new user account and tried it there--just in case I've applied some configuration to my cmd sessions that could be influencing the problem--but it makes no difference.

None of the navigation keys--left/right/up/down/home/end--appear to doing anything at all.

No matter. I now know how to disable it, and that's preferable for me. I like my control keys to serve their designated functions anyway.


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Re^11: CPAN and readline on windows
by syphilis (Chancellor) on Mar 26, 2009 at 01:22 UTC
    None of the navigation keys--left/right/up/down/home/end--appear to doing anything at all

    Only thing I can think of is that it might be something to do with your selected cmd.exe options. In my "Edit Options" I have "QuickEdit Mode" and "Insert Mode" selected. And for "Command History" I have chosen a "Buffer Size" of 50, with "Number of Buffers" set to 5.

    Cheers,
    Rob

      I use a larger and more buffers, but otherwise the same. I tried adjusting them to your settings for a session, and it made no difference.

      I'm running Vista 64, but I doubt that is an influence. And AS 5.10 64-bit which might be.


      Examine what is said, not who speaks -- Silence betokens consent -- Love the truth but pardon error.
      "Science is about questioning the status quo. Questioning authority".
      In the absence of evidence, opinion is indistinguishable from prejudice.
        I have the same - Vista 64 (Business, SP1) and AS 5.10 64-bit (build 1004). Looks like this will remain unsolved for a little longer yet :-)

        Cheers,
        Rob

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