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Re: Trouble with PS1 special characters between \[ and \]

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Trouble with PS1 special characters between \[ and \]
Date: Fri, 05 Nov 2010 23:30:34 -0400
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On 10/30/10 5:13 PM, Lluís Batlle i Rossell wrote:
> Hello,
> I don't think this problem is related to any recent bash version only. I've 
> seen
> this since years I think.
> Nevertheless I'm using GNU bash, version 4.0.17(1)-release
> (x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu) now.
> My PS1 uses the "Change window title" sequence, to set the xterm window title 
> to
> something close to the prompt text. Hence my PS1 is:
> PS1='\[\033]2;\h:\u:\w\007\]\n\[\033[1;address@hidden:\w]\$\[\033[0m\] '

I can't reproduce this using bash-4.1 on Mac OS X using Terminal or
xterm.  Please try bash-4.1 and let me know if that works.

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Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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