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Re: {# - strange behavior


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: {# - strange behavior
Date: Sun, 22 Feb 2009 14:27:05 -0500
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Antonio Macchi wrote:

> same problem with read...
> 
> 
> LC_CTYPE="en_US.UTF-8"
> 
> $ read -n1
> è
> 
> $ hexdump -C <(echo -n $REPLY)
> 00000000  c3                                                |.|
> 00000001
> 
> 
> 
> "è" is two chars.... but read stops at the first

I fixed read to understand multibyte characters for bash-4.0.

Chet

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