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Re: [Bug-readline] incorrect "erase" of multibyte characters in "reverse

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] incorrect "erase" of multibyte characters in "reverse-i-search" mode.
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2015 11:01:56 -0500
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On 1/13/15 6:05 AM, Kyrylo Shpytsya wrote:
> readline version: 6.3_p8 and the one in devel branch of bash
> OS: gentoo linux "unstable", kernel 3.17, UTF-8 locale
> To reproduce:
> in bash, press Ctrl-R to invoke reverse-i-search mode, enter any multi-byte
> character (on US keyboard layout LAlt+1 seems to produce "±" which is multi
> byte), press backspace.
> Expected behaviour: last character being erased. Actual behaviour:
> apparently a single byte is erased instead, leaving an incorrect UTF-8
> character.

Thanks for the report.  This will be fixed in the next version of bash
and readline.

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