On Wed, Jun 06, 2018 at 12:20:50AM +0200, Alexander Hall wrote: > This adds a "clear-screen" editing command to the emacs editing mode. > This is the same name as bash and zsh uses, and then I stopped looking. > > The default binding of 'redraw' remains for ^L, for now anyway, so > you'll need to run > $ bind ^L=clear-screen" > when testing. > > $CLEARSTR can be set to an arbitrary character sequence for clearing the > screen, should ^[[H^[[J not fit the bill. For example, > $ CLEARSTR=$(clear)
I don't see the point of the environment variable, for a string standard since 1974 or 1979, I don't remember. Or is this to make the command do something else?