On Thu, May 10, 2001 at 04:44:41PM +0100, Struan Donald wrote:
> * at 10/05 16:37 +0100 Dominic Mitchell said:

> > Generally you can enter a control character into vi and most Unix shells
> > by pressing ^V and then the character you want.
> ah, thanks
> > In Emacs, it's ^Q, then the character you want.
> only ^Q? that's not like emacs :)

If your terminal has flow control enabled it will eat ^Q and ^S for you.
stty -ixon
removes this problem.
(Someone has a quote about the only safe thing to send down a serial line
being a break, because emacs interprets every character)

Nicholas Clark

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