cooked mode sessions
hyc at symas.com
Wed Jun 16 11:50:03 EST 2010
Howard Chu wrote:
> So far this is only working as expected for dumb programs that don't try to
> manipulate the tty modes. I'm working on some patches to the readline library
> so that it will leave the tty in cooked mode if it detects that EXTPROC is set
> on the tty. So a remote bash shell will defer all input processing to the
> local client. Will also be able to support command completion, if the tty
> session has VEOL set to<TAB>.
Simple patch for bash/readline here
> Right now the tty mode handling on the client is a mess, it will need to be
> rationalized somehow to work cleanly with older raw-mode-only servers along
> with the linemode servers.
> Feedback and help would be greatly welcomed.
If anyone is interested, you can just follow along on this repo:
Everything should work exactly as before when connecting to an unpatached
server. With a patched server and patched shell you'll have local editing plus
command history. I'm still working out how to pass-thru the command completion
-- Howard Chu
CTO, Symas Corp. http://www.symas.com
Director, Highland Sun http://highlandsun.com/hyc/
Chief Architect, OpenLDAP http://www.openldap.org/project/
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