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Re: bash prints numeric values of unicode characters instead of their UT


From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: bash prints numeric values of unicode characters instead of their UTF8 representations
Date: Sun, 31 Jan 2016 19:53:18 -0500
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On 1/31/16 4:41 PM, Yuri wrote:
> I have this line in ~/.bashrc:
> PS1=$'\\[\e[0;38;5;202m\\]\u2514\u2023\\[\e[0m\\] '
> 
> My command prompt looks like this:
> root2514root2023
> 
> What makes bash print unicode charater ascii values?

In this case, probably that iconv fails to convert that value into a valid
character in the current locale.


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