I'm using Console2 to run cygwin/bash.
I'm used to configure bash completion to have Tab cycle forward through completion suggestions, and Shift-Tag cycle backwards.
Unfortunately, when using Console2 to run cygwin, a shift tab gets received as a regular tab ("od -c" shows them as having identical scan codes).
Putty, as well as puttycyg actually perform a translation of Shift-Tab to "ESC [ Z", making reverse completion possible again.
Unfortunately they miss a nice tabbed GUI, as well as other Console2 features.
It would be nice if I could configure Console to handle Shift-Tab the same way as putty/puttycyg.
Does this sound like something that is remotely possible?
What happens if you run cygwin bash in a regular Windows console?
How do I configure bash for cycle completion?
Running regular cygwin console (that starts bash.exe) exhibits the same problem. Hmm, perhaps it's not possible to fix this through Console2 after all... :-(
However, running through MinTTY or PuttyCyg works as expected.
Here's my .inputrc:
set completion-ignore-case on
# Ignore case when doing completion
#set mark-directories on
# Completed dir names have a slash appended
set visible-stats on
# List ls -F for completion
# Cycle through ambiguous completions instead of list
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