Alt-O behavior in midnight commander (mc) has changed
On Tue, Oct 14, 2008 at 10:31 AM, Paul Hartman
> At some point not very recently, the behavior of Alt-O in Midnight
> Commander (mc) has changed. It used to switch the opposite panel to
> the same directory as the current panel. Now, it switches the opposite
> panel to the parent directory of the current panel. I kept waiting for
> it to switch back after some update, but it never has. I'm not sure at
> which update it changed, but it has been several months now, I think.
> Is there anyone who experiences this besides me? Is it something I
> need to edit (termcap? key bindings? I dunno)
> I'm using mc-4.6.2_pre1 with USE flags "X gpm nls samba unicode"
So, it turns out I was just using the wrong key the whole time. Alt-o
switches to the currently /selected/ directory, but Alt-i switches to
the currently /active/ directory. Oops!