bash-2.05b-15 still broken

Christopher Faylor cgf-rcm@cygwin.com
Tue Sep 16 19:55:00 GMT 2003


On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 03:04:44PM -0400, Rolf Campbell wrote:
>Hannu E K Nevalainen (garbage mail) wrote:
>>>From: Alexander Osipenko
>>
>>
>>>Just as described in article
>>>http://www.cygwin.com/ml/cygwin/2003-09/msg00825.html
>>>
>>>PS1='\[\e]0;\w\a\e[32;1m\]$ \[\e[0m\]'
>>>
>>>current directory contais 2 scripts: `pkgcheck.pl'  and `pkgwget.sh`
>>>Starting a command:
>>>
>>>$ ./pk
>>>
>>>and pressing TAB 3 times (one for completion ./pkg and other two
>>>for the list of completions), string
>>>
>>>pkgcheck.pl  pkgwget.sh
>>>$ ./pkgpkg
>>>
>>>appears and after ^H (or ^U)
>>>
>>>$ ./p
>>>
>>>these 3 characters remains unerasable
>> I can't reproduce that... BUT having a plain prompt like this in rxvt:
>>
>> $
>>
>>and hitting CTRL-C makes bash bail out. (i.e. the rxvt window closes)
>>
>And I cannot reproduce either problem.

I can.  It's odd.  I wonder why I didn't notice this in my own testing
since I did this hundreds of times last week.  It appears to be a cygwin
problem.

This is a pretty serious bug.  I'll see if I can narrow down what's
causing it.  So far it resists simple efforts to just run gdb on
rxvt.

cgf

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