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Put tcsh away, use bash!
Authored by: digdog on Jun 18, '03 10:55:29PM
use bash, and add .inputrc in your home, which contained:

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

Restart Terminal. Done, then you can use any UTF-8 characters you want.

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Put tcsh away, use bash!
Authored by: Spartacus on Oct 28, '03 08:57:55AM

Why should we use bash? Just because you say so? Is it so 'superior' that everyone should switch to it without thinking?

On Mac OS X 10.1, tcsh came with a default config that made it a lot more powerful and convenient to use than any other shell I have ever seen (in its default configuration) on any platform. Starting with Jaguar, this powerful config was disabled by default for new users but still available in /usr/share/tcsh/examples/.

I have not seen anything of the like for bash in Mac OS X. By default, aliases and completions are second to none.



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