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Re: Multiline prompt problems with long commands

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Multiline prompt problems with long commands
Date: Tue, 04 Nov 2014 09:06:21 -0500
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On 11/3/14 6:50 PM, Kamil Neczaj wrote:

> Bash Version: 4.3
> Patch Level: 30
> Release Status: release
> Description:
>         When using multiline prompt and entering a long command, the part
> which doesn't fit and should be moved to a
> new line is actually move to the beginning of the same line which makes the
> command unreadable.
> Repeat-By:
>         1. Set e.g. PS1="\n\[\033[01;32m\]\u@\h\[\033[01;34m\]
> \w\[\033[01;33m\]\n\n\033[01;31m\]-------------> \[\e[0m\]"

Before I look at this, why is this sequence not marked as invisible?


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

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