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Re: Bash stays in the secondary prompt (PS2) after completing a command


From: Eduardo Bustamante
Subject: Re: Bash stays in the secondary prompt (PS2) after completing a command with `edit-and-execute-command'
Date: Fri, 12 May 2017 09:49:08 -0500

On Fri, May 12, 2017 at 9:44 AM, Eduardo Bustamante <address@hidden> wrote:
[...]
> - dash (compiled with libedit support): If you type <echo '> then
> return, then ESC-v, it will open the editor on an empty file, and...
> well, it nothing of what it does really makes sense.
[...]
> - NetBSD's /bin/sh: if you run the `v' command while under the
> secondary prompt, it will open an editor, but discards what you write
> after the editor exits and returns back to the secondary prompt state.

Small correction, these two behave in the same way.



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