2003-11-23, 06:25(-08), John Green: [...] > Using bash 2.05b in an xterm under Mandrake Linux 8.2. > > As an experiment, I tried to make the F1 key > execute a clear command. The Ctrl-V trick > showed that F1 generates ^[OP > > I tried lots of different bind commands, which were accepted without > protest. However, pressing F1 at the command prompt afterwards > just gives this error. > > bash_execute_unix_command: cannot find keymap for command [...]
bash key mapping handling is mostly bogus. You may have more chance with:
bind -x $'"\201":clear' bind '"\eOP":'$'"\201"'
Troubles begin as soon as there's one binding for a char sequence, that gets even worse with "-x".