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Re: bash 4.3.11 on FreeBSD stable/{8, 9, 10}, and head, bug with backwar

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash 4.3.11 on FreeBSD stable/{8, 9, 10}, and head, bug with backwards incremental search whenever horizontal-scroll-mode is on
Date: Sun, 20 Apr 2014 22:29:01 -0400
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On 4/19/14, 3:44 PM, Trond Endrestøl wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm running GNU bash 4.3.11 on several branches of FreeBSD, more 
> specifically stable/{8,9,10}, and head (11.0-CURRENT), both 32-bit 
> (i386) and 64-bit (amd64).
> Whenever horizontal-scroll-mode is set to on in .inputrc, backwards 
> incremental search fails to repaint the command line when doing 
> successive tappings on C-r. bash will misbehave even further when I 
> hit the enter key. More explanation follows.

Coincidentally, I've been looking at this problem for the last couple of
days, based on another report.  I've attached what I have so far, which
seems to fix the problem according to the testing I've done so far.  Let
me know how it works for you.


``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, ITS, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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