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Re: bash 4.4.18 return to new line

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash 4.4.18 return to new line
Date: Sat, 3 Feb 2018 18:04:31 -0500
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On 2/3/18 2:21 AM, Alexander Kozlenkov wrote:
> I changed my PS1 to:
> (cmd):09:37:53:sah4ez@PC001:~$ printenv PS1
> \e[1;95m\t\]\e[0m:\]\e[0;92m\u@\h\]\e[0m:\]\e[0;34m\w\a\]\]\e[0m$ \]

The output of printenv indicates that you have non-printing characters in
PS1 that are not bracketed by \[ and \]. In fact, there don't seem to be
any \[ sequences in the prompt string at all (and you have two \] in a row?).

The mode strings appear to be properly bracketed using \1 and \2.

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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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