On Friday, 9 September 2016 at 12:20:08 UTC, Vadim Lopatin wrote:
Keyboard support on Linux terminals seems most difficult.
Some shortcuts are being processed by terminal app.

here programmer has no options.

Some ctrl-combinations are causing signals.

switch tty to raw mode, and there will be no signals. see my iv.rawtty2, for example.

E.g. I cannot get working text selection moving by Ctrl+Shift+Arrows.

this is hightly dependent of the actual terminal emulator. in real world, it is enough to support xterm mappings, rxvt mappings and "Linux" (this is "real" console) mappings. xterm and rxvt mappings aren't really conflicting (much). again, the messy iv.rawtty2.ttyReadKey may give some clues.

of course, "best practice" is to use termcap/terminfo, but this is even bigger mess! ;-)

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