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Re: bind -x and multiple prompt/command lines

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bind -x and multiple prompt/command lines
Date: Sun, 16 Nov 2014 20:40:01 -0500
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On 4/14/14 2:02 AM, Rob Foehl wrote:
> When executing shell commands bound to key sequences with bind -x, the
> initial line(s) of multiple line shell prompts and/or commands are left
> intact; when the prompt is redisplayed, the initial line(s) are output
> again, causing the appearance of duplicate lines.  This seems to be due to
> the code to clear the current (last) line in bash_execute_unix_command in
> bashline.c, which also seems to be the only place where the line is cleared
> in this fashion.

There will be a fix for this in the next release of bash.

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

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