If you pull the latest version of alpine

Mark Peveto markp at tiki7.com
Mon Oct 24 15:25:39 UTC 2016

Sorry for the cross posting, but I've been talking about this on 
several lists, and can't remember where all I've posted.  Now this is 
interesting.  First, you'll need to pull and install the 
latest version of alpine.
git clone http://repo.or.cz/alpine.git
Run through these config steps.
cd alpine
./config --with-passfile=.pine-passfile.
sudo make install
After you've set up your mail account, don't change your editor or 
anything.  Just compose a message.  If you hafta backspace, you'll note 
that it now works!  Used to, especially when using espeakup, backspacing 
was totally silent. 
I'd written to a couple lists earlier this weekend that fenrir had 
corrected the backspace issue, but that the alpine dev was having to fix 
another issue for me.  Now that he has, backspacing now works even in 
I'm still using fenrir mostly now, but it's nice to know folks have a 

Mark Peveto
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Everything happens after coffee!

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