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sh: improve emacs mode

Authored by bapt on Mar 30 2021, 9:40 AM.



In emacs mode, force ^R to backware search the history
This behaviour is the default in emacs mode for most of the user shell

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R10 FreeBSD src repository
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bapt requested review of this revision.Mar 30 2021, 9:40 AM

I added a similar diff in CheriBSD a while ago but for some reason I added it unconditionally there. Seems like bash also maps in in vi mode, but zsh doesn't.

This revision is now accepted and ready to land.Mar 30 2021, 10:58 AM

Note that this can still be overridden via $EDITRC, ~/.editrc or a bind command after set -o emacs.

This revision was automatically updated to reflect the committed changes.