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Re: [Bug-readline] show-mode-in-prompt and prompt starting with newline

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] show-mode-in-prompt and prompt starting with newline
Date: Mon, 22 Jun 2015 16:13:51 -0400
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On 6/22/15 1:44 PM, Carlos Pita wrote:
> I run into this issue trying to set show-mode-in-prompt for an ipython 
> session:
> https://github.com/ipython/ipython/issues/8539
> By default ipython puts a '\n'  at the beginning of the readline
> prompt, which seems to be confusing readline about the actual location
> of the mode indicator.

This is among several changes that have already been made for the next
version.  Among other things, the mode string is now placed at the
beginning of the last line of a multiline prompt.


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