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Re: Prompt issue within cygwin
Igor Peshansky wrote:
> There is a prompt bug in bash that causes it to miscount the number of
> displayed characters. One workaround was to append '\[\]' to PS1. Also,
> a good habit to get into is to use single quotes in the shell when some
> value contains backslashes.
Yes, this bug has been reported and investigated but it seems to be a
real heisenberg because even the people that are familiar with
libreadline still can't seem to figure out the complex interactions
You might try playing around with different versions of bash/readline, I
seem to recall that it wasn't present in 3.1 or something like that.
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