bash: igncr shell option breaks my PS1 prompt

Eric Blake
Tue Aug 30 17:04:00 GMT 2016

On 08/30/2016 02:49 AM, Houder wrote:
> ... uhm ... what about the explanation in the help?
>       -o option-name
>           Set the variable corresponding to option-name:
>               ...
>               igncr        on cygwin, ignore \r in line endings
>                            ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> ... this help message should be 'upgraded', should it not?

Sure, I'll tweak that text, once I can find what about igncr is making
PS1 misbehave on \n.  But help would be welcome, if anyone else is also
interested in looking into the cygwin-specific patches and actually
reviewing them.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library

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