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Re: Multi-line Prompt/PS1 wrapping oddly

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Multi-line Prompt/PS1 wrapping oddly
Date: Sun, 14 Jul 2019 15:51:30 -0400
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On 7/12/19 4:40 PM, Tianon Gravi wrote:

> What I've found is that if PS1 contains '\n' and the last line gets
> long enough for the cursor to be on the next line (for example, if \w
> gets too long), then typing will result in a single character being
> printed in the correct place followed by the cursor being moved to the
> next line.

Thanks for the report and the easy reproducer.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
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Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    chet@case.edu    http://tiswww.cwru.edu/~chet/

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