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Re: Commands containing UTF8 characters mess up bash history

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Commands containing UTF8 characters mess up bash history
Date: Sun, 02 Mar 2014 17:15:47 -0500
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On 3/1/14, 4:23 PM, Yuri wrote:
> I manipulate with some files containing UTF8 characters. The only commands
> I run are these:
> ./some-cmd < ../some-dir/utf8-containing-file-name.txt
> vim ../some-dir/utf8-containing-file-name.txt
> After a while of running of such commands, and going back and forth in
> history and rerunning them, the history becomes messed up. The 'unkown
> character' question mark appears in the middle, some of them become
> concatenated. History becomes unusable.
> I am sure you will be able to reproduce this. Otherwise is kind of hard to
> create a test case for this kind of problem. But I am sure bash doesn't
> treat command, or some part of it, as utf8, and confuses number of
> characters and number of bytes.

I can't reproduce this using bash-4.2.45 or bash-4.3 on Mac OS X or RHEL5.
I'm using Mac OS X Terminal, if that makes a difference.


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