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Re: lines do not wrap properly in a new window


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: lines do not wrap properly in a new window
Date: Tue, 30 May 2006 09:49:50 -0400

> Machine Type: hppa2.0-hp-hpux10.20
> 
> Bash Version: 3.1
> Patch Level: 17
> Release Status: release
> 
> Description:
>       Upon launching a new window (rxvt) from my X window manager, lines of
>       text do not wrap properly.  Holding down a key causes the screen to
>       look like this:
> 
> xxadev:~$ 
> xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> 
>       Typing "exec bash" to restart bash in the same window makes the problem
>       go away.  (Typing just "bash" would also work, but I prefer the exec.)

Strange.  A problem exhibiting these symptoms was fixed by patch 6 to
bash-3.1.  (I can't duplicate your environment closely enough to reproduce
this.)

Chet

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