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bug#5334: 23.1.91; Term mode prints "0; address@hidden:~" before each pr
bug#5334: 23.1.91; Term mode prints "0; address@hidden:~" before each prompt of an interactive SSH session
Fri, 8 Jan 2010 11:13:23 -0800 (PST)
Scott Bell <address@hidden> writes:
> On 2010-01-07, at 2:37 PM, Dan Nicolaescu wrote:
> > Scott Bell <address@hidden> writes:
> >> Under GNU Emacs 126.96.36.199 (x86_64-apple-darwin10.2.0,
> >> NS apple-appkit-1038.25), Mac OS X 10.6.2, Term mode
> >> prints the following prompt during an interactive SSH
> >> session ('ssh host'):
> >> 0;address@hidden:~(host:~)$
> >> when PS1 is set to '(\h:\W)\$ ' on the remote host.
> >> The string '0;address@hidden:~' is not displayed when using
> >> another terminal emulator.
> > You probably set PROMPT_COMMAND to something that term.el does not
> > understand.
> That's correct. It looks like PROMPT_COMMAND on the
> remote machine is trying to set the title string.
Does the PROMPT_COMMAND setting come from your .bashrc?
If yes, then:
1. never use it it's overkill, set PS1 to do the same thing instead.
2. when setting it, you need to set it conditionally, only when TERM==xterm
> Should term.el support this escape sequence? If not,
> should it recognize it but take no action (and also
> not print undesired output)? This seems like a fairly
> common feature, but I could be wrong.
That sequence should only be used for xterm.
It's been reported that this used to work in term.el in emacs-23.1, no
idea why it does not work now. I don't have any plans to figure out why
it does not work anymore, or to do anything about it.