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Re: Readline's `capitalize-word' / bash read -e issue with UTF-8 multiby

From: Chet Ramey
Subject: Re: Readline's `capitalize-word' / bash read -e issue with UTF-8 multibyte character
Date: Mon, 8 May 2017 15:22:16 -0400
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On 5/8/17 10:24 AM, Eduardo Bustamante wrote:
> address@hidden:~$ LC_ALL=en_US.UTF-8 ~/src/gnu/bash/bash -c 'read -e;
> declare -p REPLY'
> Ñu
> woops
> declare -- REPLY="�w�u"
> I typed: <ñ><u><\C-a><\ec><return><w><o>...<return>

Thanks for the report. This is a genuine bug that people using the devel
brach are likely to encounter when mixing read -e and multibyte chars.

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

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