[ANNOUNCEMENT] Updated: bash-2.05b-12

Igor Pechtchanski pechtcha@cs.nyu.edu
Tue Sep 2 19:17:00 GMT 2003


On Tue, 2 Sep 2003, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> I've updated the version of bash to 2.05b-12.
>
> This bash now uses the new capabilities and therefore requires
> Cygwin 1.5.3 ff.
>
> The package now adheres to the filesystem hirarchy standard (FHS).

Corinna,

There is a minor problem with the latest bash: it duplicates the last
literal character of the prompt or the last character of the entered
command upon redraw.  To duplicate, "export PS1='\[\033[32m\033[0m\]$'"
(you should see the prompt as '$$'), then enter any word and press ^L to
redraw (you should see the last character of that word duplicated, and
the prompt becomes '$').  If the last character of the prompt is not a
literal character (e.g., if you append '\[\]' to PS1) the last prompt
character duplication problem goes away, but the last character of the
command is still duplicated upon redraw.

I'm hoping it's something simple.  If you don't know right away what the
problem is, or can't replicate it, let me know and I'll provide more
debugging info.  I'm using cygwin-1.5.3-1 and bash-2.05b-12.
	Igor
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