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Re: [Bug-readline] beta2 bugs in dump-variables and *-mode-string

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: [Bug-readline] beta2 bugs in dump-variables and *-mode-string
Date: Thu, 28 Jul 2016 15:16:31 -0400
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On 7/27/16 8:34 PM, Steve Jones wrote:

> Any mode change with such a shout prompt causes the problem.  If the
> total length of the displaying prompt is 8 cells then there is no
> problem.  Mode changes update like they should and every thing works.
> It only happens with a prompt that is shorter than where the second mode
> character shows up in the above example.

OK, with this additional detail about the short prompt, I was able to find
and fix it pretty quickly.  The fixed version will be in the release
versions of bash-4.4 and readline-7.0.

``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
                 ``Ars longa, vita brevis'' - Hippocrates
Chet Ramey, UTech, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

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