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Re: xterm escape sequence problem

From: Joseph Shraibman
Subject: Re: xterm escape sequence problem
Date: Thu, 21 Feb 2002 22:24:54 -0000
User-agent: tin/1.4.5-20010409 ("One More Nightmare") (UNIX) (Linux/2.2.18 (i686))

OK thanks for pointing that out.

Is there any way of outputing an escape sequence when running a program?

Chet Ramey <address@hidden> wrote:
>> I have the following in my .bashrc:
>>  PS1="address@hidden \w] "
>> if [ $TERM = xterm ] 
>> then
>> # see http://www.linuxdoc.org/HOWTO/mini/Xterm-Title.html
>> export PS1="\033]2;address@hidden:address@hidden \w] "
>> fi
>> This displays the prompt as I expect it, but sometimes the prompt gets 
>> mangled, for example when using the up arrow to browse through the 
>> history or using backspace to edit the command I just typed.

> Read the Bash FAQ, question E3.

> -- 
> ``The lyf so short, the craft so long to lerne.'' - Chaucer
> ( ``Discere est Dolere'' -- chet)

> Chet Ramey, CWRU    address@hidden    http://cnswww.cns.cwru.edu/~chet/

Joseph Shraibman

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