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Re: Including \t, \T or \A at beginning of PS1 causes line wrap issues


From: Chris Down
Subject: Re: Including \t, \T or \A at beginning of PS1 causes line wrap issues
Date: Wed, 15 Jan 2014 15:41:25 +0800
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.22 (2013-10-16)

Hello,

On 2014-01-15 00:17:22 -0600, David C. Rankin wrote:
>   I apologize if you get two of these reports, but my server responded that 
> the
> mail did not go through when I exited vi. Here is the contents generated by
> bashbug about the line wrap issue when including \t, \T or \A at beginning of 
> PS1.

They both came through.

> export PS1="\A \h:\w> "

As an aside: you probably don't really mean to export PS1.

> Repeat-By:
>         Include either \t or \T or \A (my preferred prompt) at the beginning 
> of
> the PS1 prompt designation and execute a command line that wraps and you will
> experience missing character when attempting to re-edit the command.

I cannot reproduce this on 4.2.45 using the exact PS1 you provided. Is
that *really* the PS1 you are using?

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